Policies/Guidelines

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The following polices and guidelines are for anyone affiliated with HMS/HSDM/HSPH as a student, fellow, faculty member or staff person. For further information or to inquire about specific policies, please contact your department supervisor,  your local HR contact person or the Ombudsperson to discuss a matter confidentially.
 

HMS has adopted the University-wide Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy (“University Policy”) and the University’s Procedures for Handling Complaints Involving Students Pursuant to the Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy (“University Procedures”). To the extent any existing HMS policies or procedures interfere with compliance with the University Policy and University Procedures, application of such HMS policies and procedures shall be suspended.

Title IX Coordinators by School

Individuals with questions or concerns about conduct of a sexual nature should contact one of the Title IX coordinators below.

Harvard Medical School

Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Harvard School of Public Health

 

Harvard Medical School

For Complaints Against Students

Carla Fujimoto, Assistant Director of Student Affairs (MD Students)
carla_fujimoto@hms.harvard.edu
(617) 432-1570
260 Longwood Avenue, Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC) 244
Boston, MA 02115
 

Garth McCavana, Dean for Student Affairs in the GSAS (Graduate Students)
mccavana@fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-1814
Smith Campus Center 
Room 350, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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For Complaints Against Staff

Simone Leary, Managing Senior Human Resources Consultant
simone_leary@hms.harvard.edu
(617) 432-1226
Gordon Hall, Human Resources, Room 150
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115
 

Complaint Procedures
The following procedures apply to complaints against any non-union HMS staff member.

Harvard University Personnel Manual  -- Sexual Harassment Procedures

In addition, the following procedures also apply to complaints against HMS staff members in HUCTW.

HUCTW Sexual Harassment Procedures – HUCTW Personnel Manual (pages 4-6)

Contact Ms. Leary for the applicable policy and procedures for complaints against staff members in other unions.

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For Complaints Against Faculty

Carol Bates, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs
carol_bates@hms.harvard.edu
(617) 667-5728
25 Shattuck Street, 
Gordon Hall, Faculty Affairs, Suite 206, Boston, MA 02115
 

Complaint Procedures
The following procedures apply to complaints against Medical School faculty members.

HMS and HSDM Procedures for Resolving Complaints of Discrimination, Harassment, or Unprofessional Relationships and Abuse of Authority

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Harvard School of Dental Medicine

For Complaints Against Students

Megan Jennings, Director of Educational Services

megan_jennings@hsdm.harvard.edu
(617) 432-4245
Office of Dental Education, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

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For Complaints Against Staff

Kevin Dolan, Director of Human Resources

kevin_dolan@hsdm.harvard.edu
(617) 432-2625
Office of Human Resources, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Complaint Procedures
The following procedures apply to complaints against any non-union HSDM staff member.

Harvard University Personnel Manual  -- Sexual Harassment Procedures

In addition, the following procedures also apply to complaints against HMS staff members in HUCTW.

HUCTW Sexual Harassment Procedures – HUCTW Personnel Manual (pages 4-6)

Contact Mr. Dolan for the applicable policy and procedures for complaints against staff members in other unions.

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For Complaints Against Faculty

Carol Bates, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs

carol_bates@hms.harvard.edu
(617) 667-5728
Gordon Hall, Faculty Affairs, Suite 206
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115

Complaint Procedures
The following procedures apply to complaints against School of Dental Medicine faculty members.

HMS and HSDM Procedures for Resolving Complaints of Discrimination, Harassment, or Unprofessional Relationships and Abuse of Authority

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Harvard School of Public Health

For Complaints Against Students

Stacey Herman, Associate Dean for Student Services
sherman@hsph.harvard.edu
(617) 432-4703
Harvard School of Public Heath
Kresge Building, Room G10, Student Services 
677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Policy
The policy below applies to complaints against and by HSPH students:

HSPH Student Handbook -- Sexual Harassment

Complaint Procedures
The following procedures apply to complaints against students:

HSPH Student Handbook -- Disciplinary Procedures

The following procedures apply to complaints by students against faculty members:

HSPH Student Handbook -- Grievance Procedures

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For Complaints Against Staff

Linda Picard, Senior Director of Human Resources
lpicard@hsph.harvard.edu
(617) 432-2719
Human Resources, Suite 141 
90 Smith Street, Boston, MA 02120

Policy
The following policy applies to complaints against any HSPH staff member:

Harvard University Personnel Manual  -- Sexual Harassment Policy 

In addition, the following policy also applies to HSPH staff members in HUCTW:

HUCTW Sexual Harassment Policy – HUCTW Personnel Manual (pages 3-4)

Complaint Procedures
The following procedures apply to complaints against any HSPH staff member:

Harvard University Personnel Manual  -- Sexual Harassment Procedures

In addition, the following procedures also apply to complaints against HSPH staff members in HUCTW:

HUCTW Sexual Harassment Procedures – HUCTW Personnel Manual (pages 4-6)

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For Complaints Against Faculty

Mahnaz El-Kouedi, Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs

elkouedi@hsph.harvard.edu
(617) 432-1381
HSPH 1st Floor
90 Smith Street, Boston, MA 02120

Policy
For complaints by faculty members against other faculty members or staff members  the following policy applies:

HSPH Sexual Harassment Policy

Complaint Procedures
For complaints by faculty members against other faculty members or staff members, the following procedures apply:

HSPH Sexual Harassment Grievance Procedures for Faculty

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For Complaints Against Non-Faculty Academic Appointees

Non-faculty academic appointees with complaints regarding other academic appointees (faculty members and non-faculty academic appointees) or staff members should contact the Title IX coordinator below:

Mahnaz El-Kouedi, Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs

elkouedi@hsph.harvard.edu
(617) 432-1381
HSPH 1st Floor
90 Smith Street, Boston, MA 02120

Policy
The following policy applies to complaints by non-faculty academic appointees against other academic appointees (faculty members and non-faculty academic appointees):

HSPH Sexual Harassment Policy

Complaint Procedures
The following procedures apply to complaints by non-faculty academic appointees against other academic appointees (faculty members and non-faculty academic appointees):

Grievance Procedures for non-faculty appointees

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Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the strong and consistent policy of Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Harvard School of Public Health to treat all community members with respect, provide an environment conducive to learning and working and ensure equal access to rights, privileges and opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, veteran status or disability.

Discrimination on the basis of these characteristics is inconsistent with the above principles and violates obligations on non-discrimination imposed by law and Harvard policy.

*For a full text of "Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine Procedures for Resolving Complaints of Discrimination, Harassment, or Unprofessional Relationships and Abuse of Authority" click here.

HSPH Non-Discrimination and Harassment Policy

Any form of discrimination based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, veteran status, or disability unrelated to course requirements is contrary to the principles and polices of Harvard University.  Please visit this website for more information: Harvard's Sexual Harassment Policy on HARVie   (internal)

Faculty Policies & Guidelines

Conflict of Interest

 

Faculty and Research Misconduct

Principles and Procedures for Dealing With Allegations of Faculty Misconduct

Authorship and Attribution

HMS Authorship Guidelines
Guidelines for Attribution of Credit and Disposition of Research Products
Guidelines for Editors and Authors of Medical Textbooks

Guidelines for Investigators

 

Harvard Medical School

Faculty
Office for Faculty Affairs  (for all faculty policies)
 
Staff
 
Students
 

Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Faculty
Office for Faculty Affairs   (for all faculty policies)
 
Staff

http://hsdm.harvard.edu/

Students
 

 

 

 

Ombuds

Office

                   

Harvard Medical School
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Harvard School of Public Health
164 Longwood Avenue, 1st Floor, Boston, MA 02115
617-432-4040 (Ombuds)
617-432-4041 (Office)
617-432-0586 (Confidential Fax)