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Policy Development


There is substantive work already being done as part of the CTI that focuses on specific policies that address professional behavior in the workplace.

  • We are in the final stages of two key policies designed to define and address standards for professional behaviors across the UMB campus.
  • The first will make clear that consensual sexual relationships between faculty and students or trainees, or between supervisors and subordinates, are not appropriate and are not permitted.
  • The second will define unprofessional faculty and physician faculty behaviors, and outline in a stepwise fashion how these behaviors will be addressed. The goal of each of these policies is to provide guidelines for a safe, respectful, professional environment for work and study.


  • A new website will provide continuously updated information, including feedback channels and links to relevant information.
  • The UMSOM will provide regular updates on CTI progress
  • Monthly features in SOMnews
  • A shorthand tag #TransformMed will be used across communications platforms to identify content related to the initiative.