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BCM - Baylor College of Medicine

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Compliance Information

Baylor College of Medicine is firmly committed to the highest ethical practices and compliance standards.

Billing Compliance

The goal of this program is to ensure the appropriate documentation, coding and billing of professional services in accordance with regulatory requirements. For information on this program, contact Patty Sherry, compliance manager at psherry@bcm.edu or call (713) 798-1134.

Crime Reporting

Baylor Security reports crimes as required by law, including a running 60-day crime report per the federal Clery Act and annual crime statistics reports.

Conflict of Interest

To provide guidance in effecting Baylor conflict of interest philosophy, this policy identifies apparent conflicts and provides management strategies for dealing with them.

View the College's Financial Conflicts of Interest page which provides guidance on the disclosure and management of conflicts that are related to research activities.


Baylor College of Medicine is committed to protecting the privacy of our student’s educational records in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

HIPAA Program

This program is designed to ensure compliance with the Privacy and Security protections of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. For more information, contact Jeff Pounds at jpounds@bcm.edu, call (713) 798-7618, or view the Baylor HIPAA Privacy Notice.

Research Compliance

Baylor College of Medicine researchers seek to practice the highest standards of conduct in protecting human subjects and pursuing scientific excellence. If you have questions or concerns about enrolling and participating in clinical research, please review the advisory notice, contact Baylor Research Compliance Services at (713) 798-6986, or the Baylor IRB office at (713) 798-6970.