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Office of the Ombuds


External resources

Cummings, Lydia. Concerns about bullying at work.

Formal channels vs. informal (ombuds) comparison

Internal resources

Faculty handbook: includes code of conduct, faculty grievance & appeal procedures, APT, nepotism, termination, non-reappointment, resignation, retirement, leave, benefits, & much more!

Contracts, promotion, and tenure

Employee assistance program

Affirmative action & equal opportunity

Diversity & inclusion

Confidential hotline: legal, regulatory, privacy, compliance, waste, fraud, or abuse concerns for all 3 entities


Public safety

Conflicts of interest

Leave: annual, sick, holidays, supplemental, FMLA, military, extended disability

Medical center policies

Sexual harassment

Patient Safety Intelligence (PSI, event reporting)

Hospital risk management: Dial “0” for risk manager on call or use PSI link above

Ethics committee & consultation service

Palliative care: adult & pediatric

Peer review

Grade grievance procedures

Student handbook

Title IX: sexual harassment or discrimination

Faculty senate

Other faculty resources


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