Our RISE Code of Conduct: Respect | Integrity | Self-Care | Etiquette

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Sexual Misconduct (Harassment) Policy


  • Embrace the Penn community around us and respect the inherent value of every one of its members
  • Listen, reflect and consider alternative perspectives, respect boundaries, and resolve conflicts peacefully
  • Celebrate diversity and adopt an inclusive stance that empowers us to appreciate our difference

Dr. Jody Foster, MD, MBA, Assistant Dean of Professionalism: "Did you know that in about 80% of cases, when people are told that aspects of their behavior are negatively affecting co-workers, they will simply stop because they were unaware? Giving your colleagues feedback is critical to a culture of respect." 

Are you comfortable giving real time feedback?