The doctoral dissertation must be developed under the supervision of an advisor until its final draft.

The doctoral dissertation must be an original investigation that shows the applicant’s scientific maturity and contributes with new knowledge in the field.

If a change in the dissertation project is necessary, due to any incident, resubmit it to the Program Coordinating Committee and also to the Scientific Committee of the Heart Institute of HCFMUSP, and hand over a copy at the Coordinating Committee office after CAPPesq approval.

The PhD student who has met all regulatory requirements will request for the appraisal of the dissertation, with advisor’s permission and approval of the Program Coordinator.