Title IX, Gender Equity, Sexual Harassment, and Non-discrimination
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No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
The United States Department of Education (ED) maintains an Office for Civil Rights, with 12 enforcement offices throughout the nation and a headquarters office in Washington, D.C., to enforce Title IX.
Office of Student Affairs
The JABSOM Office of Student Affairs (OSA) is a resource for all MD students (“medical students”). The OSA upholds the UH System-wide Executive policies and procedures and commitment to eliminate sexual harassment and sexual discrimination. It is the policy of the UH System-wide that harassment and discrimination based on sex, sexual preference, ethnicity, economic or other differences is prohibited.
Contact the Title IX Coordinator or the JABSOM Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Coco Seymour, via phone (692-1160) during business hours or through JABSOM Security on evenings, weekends or holidays, and/or by email (email@example.com). Contact information for central offices are listed below.
The JABSOM Office of Student Affairs has created the following short videos on Title IX for medical students and/or those that work with medical students in some capacity:
- Video for JABSOM Medical Students (roughly 9 minutes): http://www.screencast.com/t/CyiPHZBwADp
- Video for individuals that work with JABSOM Medical Students (roughly 9 minutes): http://www.screencast.com/t/qzmgUaO4Hr
Graduate Medical Education
Residents can visit the Graduate Medical Education (GME) website for information on the Resident’s Conduct Code and Policies and Procedures. For information related to harassment, discrimination and other inappropriate conduct, please click here.
Title IX Reporting
Title IX Coordinators have the primary responsibility for sexual harassment and sexual discrimination investigations, resolutions, trainings, remediation, resolution and prevention on the basis of sex. JABSOM’s dean, chairpersons, faculty, department administrators and supervisors and the Office of Human Resources have a duty to identify and promptly report all acts of or complaints made on sexual harassment or discrimination to the aforementioned offices.
For more information on the options and procedures for filing a complaint, please contact the Title IX Coordinators or visit the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Office of Title IX website.
The Deputy Title IX Coordinator for JABSOM is Coco Seymour, who can be reached at 692-1160 or firstname.lastname@example.org