Family Friendly School Survey – Iowa
Family friendly survey results.
University of Iowa
Date Submitted/Updated: Mar 2000
Number or % male students: 60%
Number or % female students: 40%
Total number of medical students: 700 (157 per entering class this past year)
Average age of students: 24
Number or % of students aged over 25 at time of entry: <10%
Number or % of students aged over 30 at time of entry: <10%
Number or % of students aged over 35 at time of entry: <5%
Number or % of married students: On entering less than 10%
Number or % of students with children: On entering less than 10%
Number of % of ‘non-traditional’ medical students (using schools definition of such): 10-15%
Does the school offer on campus family housing? Yes
Does the school offer campus childcare for medical students? Yes
Does the school offer a mentoring program for students with children? Yes
What maternity leave options are available to women students? –
Please describe any other options or services available for students with families and/or pregnant or nursing mothers. Less flexible first tow years, more flexible last two years by nature of curriculum – work with student to address issues.
Average number of class hours per day: 4-6 hours first year
Average number of patient contact hours each day: less than 1/d in first year
Does the school offer (formally or informally) the opportunity to extend the first two years (class) of medical school over three or more years? Yes
Does the school offer (formally or informally) the opportunity to extend the second two years (clinical) of medical school over three or more years? Yes
Does the school offer any ‘family friendly’ residency opportunities?. If so, please describe. Ask
Does the school offer part time or job share residencies? Ask.
Contact email or web address for further information on the school.