Below are key resources available to all Doctoral, Master's, and Certificate trainees in the School of Medicine. Can't find what you are looking for? Please contact the School of Medicine Graduate Education Office for more information.
At VCU School of Medicine, we strive to foster an equitable, inclusive environment that is free from bias, discrimination and harassment, an environment in which our students can safely learn and thrive. We hold our students, other trainees and faculty to high standards, and expect professionalism and mutual respect among all learners and educators.
When issues arise that deviate from our values, we ask students to report them through any of the options below. Please note that each office handles the reports they receive with privacy and discretion, and several offices offer the option for anonymous reporting.
Don't know who to contact? Students should connect with their Graduate Program Director or the Associate Dean for Graduate Education for guidance.
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VCU prohibits retaliation against any individual who brings forth a good faith concern or asks a clarifying question, regardless of the channel or mechanism used. Additionally, VCU expects ethical conduct of all members of the university community. If you believe you have experienced retaliation for raising concerns, please notify the Integrity and Compliance Office through the VCU Helpline.
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