The Faculty of Medicine (FoM) is committed to creating a safe and respectful learning and working environment for students, trainees, faculty, and staff.

The FoM takes issues of professionalism seriously.  Reporting on instances of mistreatment or professionalism lapses enables the FoM to respond to these incidents in a timely manner. Please reference the policy below for additional information.


The purposes of this Policy are to:

  • define and promote appropriate professional values, attributes and behaviours which together set the Faculty’s standards of professionalism;
  • serve as a statement for all Learners and Faculty Members of their professional and ethical obligations which extend to their relations among each other, with patients, with affiliated hospitals or instructional sites, in respect of their University and professional responsibilities for education, research, clinical care and administration; and
  • set out the mechanisms available to identify, address and correct recurring professionalism concerns.