The 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 educational 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.
The Office of Professionalism can
assist in the resolution of: interpersonal disputes between faculty members;
conflicts involving faculty, housestaff, students or administration; conflicts
involving personnel matters (such as promotion, tenure or termination); or any
other dispute or concern, such as bullying, abuse of power or mistreatment of
any kind. Medical students with
disagreements related to promotion, grading or other academic matters, should
contact the Office of Student Life http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/education/studentaffairs/Pages/studentaffairs.aspx.
The Office exists to provide
faculty, housestaff and students a resource on campus to obtain fair and
equitable treatment for all matters.
Under appropriate circumstances, the office can serve as an advocate for
fair and equitable treatment for faculty, housestaff and students and can
facilitate safe reporting of mistreatment or abuse.
The Office is available to help
faculty, housestaff and students with all issues and concerns and provides
consultations, short-term coaching, counseling, referrals, alternative dispute
resolution and facilitation. The Office
can assist faculty, housestaff, students and staff members in preparation for
various meetings and conversations.
The services of the Office of
Professionalism are provided free of charge.
Contact the office by sending an
email to firstname.lastname@example.org for
fastest response (no confidential information please) or by calling
303-724-7854. Offsite and onsite visits are by appointment only. Building 500,
8th floor room 8000C.