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Faculty Professionalism

The School of Medicine places a high priority on professionalism.  A climate of respect, civility and cooperation among students, residents, fellows, interns, faculty, administrators and staff is essential to achieving excellence in research, education, clinical care and university and community service.

​This Office of Professionalism is available to all faculty, housestaff and students of the University of Colorado School of Medicine.  "Students" are defined broadly to include all learners -- that is, medical students, graduate students, residents, clinical or post-doctoral fellows, or anyone associated with the School of Medicine -- who are receiving aducational instruction of any kind.  Discussions within the Office are designed and expected to be confidential and private except in specific circumstances that will be explained to each visitor.  All mediation is confidential under Colorado law, with limited exceptions.  For more information regarding the Office of Professionalism, click here.

Contact Information:

Contact the Office by sending an email to for fastest response (no confidential information please) or by calling 303-724-7854.  Offsite and onsite visits are by appointment only.  Office location: Building 500, 8th Floor, Room 8000C.

​This year's recipient of the 7th Annual School of Medicine Faculty Professionalism Award is Harley Rotbart, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics.  This award recognizes a full-time faculty member who has served as a role model for professionalism, as defined in the School of Medicine Rules.

Dr. Rotbart will be honored at the School of Medicine Matriculation Ceremony in August 2013.  Click here to see a list of the previous nominees and winners of the award.