Principles of Ethical and Professional Conduct in Research

As a student at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, you are beginning on a career path that will encompass an education, herein represented by research practices, that will assist you in working with and scrutinizing information that will better help you to care for other human beings. As a professional, you are subject to a code of conduct to which you pledge to adhere. This code requires high standards of ethical conduct and honesty. We expect that each of you will make a personal commitment to abide by a standard of behavior which will form the basis of future professional conduct as well as your conduct while enrolled at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

We expect you to begin the practice of professional and ethical behavior as a student.

You will eschew any form of professional dishonesty. It will be part of your responsibility to take action to insure that failure of others to comply with ethical standards is not permitted to continue.

Respect for the right and well-being of other students, faculty, staff, patients and all individuals at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine will be demonstrated.