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

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 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.

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.

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 are some courses are provided by Tulane and are available on the Bridge LMS system via TULearn

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 Office of Healthcare Equity 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 (The AAMC website asks you to register to view these videos so they may collect data on viewing trends and audiences):

Unconscious Bias: What to Do About it in the Search and Recruitment Process

AAMC Resources on Unconscious Bias Resources 

Attracting Black Men to Medicine: Physicians' Call to Action 



Tulane University's Equal Opportunity/Anti-Discrimination Policy