Professionalism and Mistreatment

Resources for Undergraduate Learners

To report instances of intimidation, bullying, harassment and sexual harassment, please use the appropriate documents outlined below:
 
 Document  Individual making the   complaint  The individual the   complaint is regarding
 Respectful Learning Environment for   Medical Education Policy and Procedures
  • Outlines the expectations, guidelines, and processes that are intended to support individuals and sustain a respectful learning environment free from intimidation and harassment.
 
  • Medical student
  • Resident
  • Medical student
  • Resident
  • Graduate student
  • Faculty
  • Staff
 Memorial Sexual Harassment & Assault       Policy

 Outlines provisions which aim to:
  • prevent sexual harassment and sexual assault;
  • educate on sexual harassment and sexual assault;
  • address sexual harassment and sexual assault when it occurs;
  • Identify methods for the resolution of concerns and complaints; and
  • mitigate the effects of sexual harassment and sexual assault.
 
  • Medical student
  • Graduate student
  • Resident
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Non-university person
  • Medical student
  • Graduate student
  • Resident
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Non-university person
 Memorial Student Code of Conduct
  • Outlines behaviour which Memorial considers to be non-academic misconduct offences by learners and the range of remedies and/or penalties which may be imposed.
 
  • Medical student
  • Graduate student
  • Resident
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Medical student
  • Graduate student
  • Resident
 

Regional Health Authorities

The regional health authorities in Newfoundland and Labrador and the Horizon Health Network in New Brunswick each have their own policies in place governing respectful workplace. These policies can be found within each organization's intranet.

 
Eastern Health
  • Prevention and Resolution of Harassment in the Work Environment
  • Violence Prevention, Response and Support
Central Health
  • Respectful Workplace, Harassment and Bullying
Western Health
  • Harassment and Discrimination Free Workplace Policy
  • Respectful Workplace Policy
   Labrador/Grenfell
  • Respectful Workplace Policy
 Horizon Health    (New Brunswick)
  • Policy & Procedure Manual - Workplace Harassment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 






Instances when Regional Health Authority policies are utilized
  • Learner brings forward a complaint regarding an employee of a Regional Health Authority (e.g. nurse; physiotherapist; staff physician) that does not have an appointment with the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial.
 
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador
 
To review Standards of Practice and Practice Guidelines from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of  Newfoundland and Labrador, please visit their website.
 

 Additional Resources and Guidelines

 FoM Social Media Guidelines

 FoM Statement of Professional Attributes

 UGME Student handbook

 Memorial Sexual Harassment Office
 
 Memorial Assessment and Care Protocol for Disturbing, Threatening or Violent Behaviour

 Memorial Sexual Assault Support and Resource Guide
 
 Canadian Medical Association Code of Ethics and Professionalism

 
Contacts
 
Coordinator, Office of Student Affairs
Jill Purcell
(709) 864-6301
pjill@mun.ca

Student Wellness Consultant
Michelle Snow
(709) 864-6349
studentwellness@med.mun.ca
 
Assistant Dean, Office of Student Affairs
Dr. Greg Radu
(709) 864-6333
gmradu@mun.ca
 
Sexual Harassment Advisor
Rhonda Shortall
(709) 864-2015
rshortall@mun.ca
 
Associate Sexual Harassment Advisor
Ashley Curnew
(709) 864-6178
ahcurnew@mun.ca

Memorial Student Life
Coordinator of Student Support
studentsupport@mun.ca

Memorial University of Newfoundland Student Wellness and Counselling Centre
864-8500