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Ethical Considerations Of Clinical Professionalism

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CUMMING SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PROFESSIONALISM GUIDELINES 6.3 Consequences resulting from a behavioural concern will depend on circumstances, on the seriousness of the behaviour, on any mitigating factors and on applicable University policy or academic regulation. SECTION 7: PROFESSIONALISM AS AN EXPECTATION FOR ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS 7.1 The CSM requires Academic and Clinical Faculty Members to demonstrate CSM’s core values and to uphold the CSM’s professionalism Guidelines at all times throughout the duration of their academic appointment. SECTION 8: RESOLVING BEHAVIOURAL CONCERNS AND MISTREATMENT 8.1 The CSM is committed to providing readily accessible mechanisms to address Behavioural concerns, Mistreatment, including Discrimination and…show more content…
i. BHSc and BCR students: If Behavioural concerns or Mistreatment, that is, non-academic behaviour, arises about the Learner(s) and requires an intervention, it will be addressed through the Student Conduct Office. ii. Undergraduate Medical Education: If the Behavioural concern or Mistreatment arises about the Learner and may require an intervention, it may be addressed through the Student Conduct Office, or AHS if the matter occurs in the clinical learning environment. iii. Postgraduate Medical Education: If the Behavioural concern or Mistreatment arises about the Learner and may require an intervention, it will be addressed through the Student Conduct Office. iv. Graduate Science Education: If the Behavioural concern or Mistreatment arises about the Learner and may require an intervention, it will be addressed through the Student Conduct Office. v. Postdoctoral Scholars: If the Behavioural concern or Mistreatment arises about the Learner and may require an intervention, it will be addressed through the Postdoctoral Scholars Office. 8.11 Staff Members will consult with Human Resources to discuss resolution of Behavioural concerns and…show more content…
The group will provide consultation for triaging complaints to determine if the Behavioural concern can be addressed informally or formally. Resolution through informal methods is encouraged. Triage will include referral to AHS, if the matter is in the realm of patient care. Issues related to the educational environment will be addressed through CSM and/or the Protected Disclosure Advisor. The group will liaise with ODEPD, Legal Services, AHS and CPSA for guidance, when behavioural concerns overlap between patient care and academic matters. 8.14 Additional resources to consult with for guidance about managing Behavioural concerns are the ODEPD, Human Resources, Student Conduct Office, Legal Services, Union or Faculty Association, the University Confidence Line (1-800-661-9675) and Campus Security. 8.15 Where a formal investigation of a complaint has been substantiated, CSM may also address Behavioural concerns or mistreatment, in addition to any discipline/penalty imposed by the University or other body. 8.16 Any measures taken by CSM pursuant to these Guidelines will be taken in accordance with any applicable Collective Agreement
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