THe University of Washington School of Medicine is committed to assuring a safe and supportive learning environment that reflects the institution’s values: excellence, respect, integrity, compassion, altruism, and accountability in all endeavors. Diversity of ideas, perspectives and experiences are integral to our mission. All individuals in our UWSOM community are responsible for creating a welcoming and respectful environment where every person is valued and honored. Mistreatment of students by the faculty, staff and peers at UWSOM is prohibited. This mistreatment includes incidents of humiliation; harassment or discrimination based on gender identity, sexual orientation, age; and the use of grading or other forms of assessment in a punitive manner.
Expectations of teachers and learners are described more fully in the Policy on Professional Conduct.
Reviewed and approved by the Faculty Council on Academic Affairs, April 13, 2017
Approved by Suzanne M. Allen, M.D., M.P.H., Vice Dean for Academic, Rural and Regional Affairs, April 13, 2017