Computing Policies and Security

Policies that School of Medicine students are responsible for during Orientation


Health System

If not completed previously, please complete the Student IT Checklist and Student Cybersecurity Awareness Training. Quick read of the remaining.

Health System policies that are typically aligned with EPIC access

HIPAA and Patient Information Policies (Section #2 – Patient Information)

These are typically required as part of the EPIC training (before Sept 1).

Data protection/security policies needed when undertaking research efforts and/or handling sensitive data

Data Protection

These are typically needed by a small subset of students who are engaged in a research effort where they will handle highly sensitive data.

Some helpful resources and tools

Computing device security guidance –

Security alert, Warnings, Suspicious emails at UVA –

Encrypting your data –

Need to report a security incident?

UVA academic –

UVA Health System –

Ask a Med Ed Technology staff member for help

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