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Faculty Handbook, Leave & Benefits

Tulane University is an equal opportunity employer and educator. Tulane School of Medicine strives to maintain a community where each person respects the rights of others to live, work, and learn in a welcoming environment that supports everyone’s full potential as individuals and members of society. For more information, read the Equal Opportunity/Anti-Discrimination Policy.    https://tulane.app.box.com/s/w96x9akgbfp1oq3f5po5onzmus9tkdsi

Faculty Handbook

The Faculty Handbook, General Medical Faculty Constitution, General Medical Faculty Bylaws, and Guidelines for Promotion are the School of Medicine’s governing documents for information relating to faculty, including information on the government of the university, academic practices and policies pertaining to faculty, faculty appointment, promotion, and tenure, and policies pertaining to research. Click below to view the documents.

Employment Benefits

Your benefits as Tulane faculty include a broad range of programs to help protect the health, wealth, and future of you and your family. The university provides healthcare, retirement plans, and education benefits, among many other benefits. View Tulane's Benefits Website. https://hr.tulane.edu/benefits/benefits The Office for Faculty Affairs can assist with faculty-related HR questions or you may contact Tulane’s Office of Human Resources   https://hr.tulane.edu/

On Boarding New Faculty

The Office for Faculty Affairs assists with welcoming new faculty members through a comprehensive Faculty Orientation held each September. Additionally, individual departments typically have their own on boarding programs. View recruitment and on boarding information.  https://medicine.tulane.edu/home/faculty-affairs/appointments-promotions-career-advancement/faculty-recruitment

Faculty Leaves

All faculty leaves are coordinated and processed at the Office for Faculty Affairs, including sabbaticals, medical leaves, paid parental leaves and non-paid parental leaves. The office assists with both appointing faculty on leave and returning them from leave. The office also assists with the disability process. View more information on faculty leaves and sabbaticals  https://medicine.tulane.edu/home/faculty-affairs/administrative-support

Ending Employment

The Office for Faculty Affairs assists with the ending employment process, including voluntary and involuntary termination, as well as retirement.

Equity & Inclusion Resources

Tulane offers the following on LinkedIn Learning

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Managers

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - General Info

All Tulane faculty and staff have access to this resource. For more information on LinkedIn learning and how to activate a Tulane account, please visit this webpage.

These courses are provided by Tulane and are available on the Bridge LMS system

Best Practices in Faculty Recruitment and Hiring

Cultural Competency

Hiring and Lawful Termination

Discrimination-Free Workplace

Harvard's Project Implicit provides a free measurement of your own implicit biases

Harvard's Implicit Social Cognition Test

The University of Washington provides this highly recommended free instruction

Implicit Bias in the Clinical Setting and Learning Environment

Timeline: A History of Unequal Treatment

The following videos are provided by the AAMC: 

What You Don't Know: The Science of Unconscious Bias

The AAMC website asks you to register to view this video so they may collect data on viewing trends and audiences.

Exploring Unconscious Bias: Interview with Howard Ross

Attracting Black Men to Medicine: Physicians' Call to Action (Please wait. The recording is slow to start.)

Tulane University's Equal Opportunity/Anti-Discrimination Policy

Tulane School of Medicine Diversity Statement