Use of Mobile Devices

Policy 650.00

Policy Statement

Medical Students are not permitted to take pictures or recordings of anatomical specimens or any aspect of patient care (real or simulated) on mobile devices except for within approved parameters established by a clinical training site, such as through Epic’s mobile applications Haiku, Canto and Jot. Breach of this policy may result in confiscation of the mobile device and disciplinary action for HIPAA violation.

Applicability of the Policy

All Medical Students

Related Larner College of Medicine Policies

Related University of Vermont Policies

Related Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Standard(s)

3.5 Learning Environment/Professionalism


  • 7/16/2013 Policy Adopted/Affirmed [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 6/20/2017 Policy Revised [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 3/17/2020 Reformatted [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 3/21/2023 Policy Reviewed [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 12/19/2023 Policy Edit [Medical Curriculum Committee]

Policy Oversight

Associate/Assistant Dean for Students

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