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Campus Safety and Security

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For Life Threatening Situations

  • Call the Baylor Emergency Hotline, 8-811 (from a campus phone) or 911. If you work outside the main building, follow procedure for that building.
     

Reporting Crime

  • In an emergency: 8-811 (from main Baylor campus only) or 911.
  • If you fear immediate or present danger: 911
  • To report any incidents or suspicious persons to Security: (713) 798-3000
     

Non-emergency Situations

Hate Crimes

  • Reports of hate crimes will remain anonymous and Baylor ensures protection against any retaliation.
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Workplace Concern Support and Reporting

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BCM Code of Conduct

Baylor College of Medicine is committed to providing an environment where open and honest communications are the expectation, not the exception. Each member of our college community is expected to uphold the standards contained in our BCM Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct articulates our expectations for conducting business, research, education and clinical operations with the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.

The college is also dedicated to providing a safe environment for reporting any concern. The college prohibits retaliation against anyone who reports concerns in good faith, and acts of retaliation will result in disciplinary action.

Individuals are encouraged to discuss concerns directly with the person involved. If this is not possible, an initial conversation can be with a trusted faculty member or person with a higher level of authority, such as a department chair or administrator. You are also able to contact the following institutional resources for support with a concern.

Ways to Address a Concern

Center for Professionalism

The Center for Professionalism at Baylor College of Medicine creates, supports and sustains a culture of heightened professionalism and integrity among all members of the College's community. The center may be contacted to evaluate and remediate performance issues and other behaviors that undermine a culture of safety, collegiality, or collaboration.

Ombuds Office

The Ombuds Office is a confidential place for all members of college community to express concerns, resolve disputes, manage conflicts, and increase communication skills. The ombuds is available to discuss any issue of concern, including interpersonal conflict or misunderstandings, and academic or administrative concerns. The ombuds can listen, offer feedback, or assist in developing alternatives for addressing concerns and problems. The ombuds does not replace any formal College channels (e.g. regarding complaints or grievances). Communication to the ombuds does not constitute notice to Baylor College of Medicine.

Integrity Hotline

Violations of the BCM Code of Conduct, policies, standards, ethics, or matters of concern may be reported through the Integrity Hotline and Web Portal.

The Integrity Hotline and Web Portal provides an additional method to report concerns and you may choose to report anonymously. You may file a report by calling 855-764-7292 or going to the EthicsPoint - Baylor College of Medicine website and selecting the “Make a Report” button at the top left. This system may be used by anyone who would like to report a concern to BCM. This includes faculty, staff, students, patients, research subjects and contractors/vendors.

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 Additional Contact Information

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  • Baylor Human Resources Employee Relations (713) 798-4346
  • Baylor Security (713) 798-4676
  • Office of General Counsel at (713) 798-6392
  • Director of Title IX: Toni Gray 713–798–8137, email: title-ix@bcm.edu
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Marsha Brewington, phone: 713–798–2527
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Related Policies  

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(Note: These links require a BCM login)

02.5.25 - Faculty Grievance Procedures
02.5.39 - Respectful and Professional Work Environment Policy: Standards for Employee Conduct
02.2.01 - Academic Freedom
02.2.10 - Affirmative Action
02.2.20 - Title IX Misconduct and Grievance Policy
02.2.22 - Title IX Misconduct and Grievance Procedures
02.2.25 - Policy Regarding Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation
02.2.26 - Sexual Misconduct and Other Prohibited Conduct Policy
02.2.30 - Accommodations for Employees and Employment Applicants with Disabilities
02.2.40 - Diversity Policy
02.2.50 - Accommodations for Breastfeeding Mothers
23.2.02 - Learner Mistreatment Policy