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Welcome to Committees

School of Medicine Committees

Grievance Board


The committee serves as a formal hearing board for all School of Medicine faculty grievances other than those concerning promotion or tenure, nonrenewal of nontenured faculty and salary. The Board has the option of not hearing a particular grievance.


To promote equitable solutions to faculty grievances.


The committee performs its functions on an as-needed basis.

Procedures for Appointment

Committee members are elected by vote of the School of Medicine faculty. Any faculty member who does not hold an administrative position of Dean or Vice President or the equivalent/higher rank is eligible for election to the Grievance Board.


Elizabeth "Betsy" Ripley, M.D., M.S.
Interim Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Phone: 804-628-2353
Email: elizabeth.ripley@vcuhealth.org