Everyone working for or on behalf of the Brody School of Medicine (BSOM) has an obligation to be aware of the rules and regulations that govern their work and an obligation to seek answers and guidance when unsure about a course of action or situation.
While everyone is encouraged to work with their supervisor, administrator or contact person in evaluating and reporting potential violations, BSOM guarantees the right of anyone to confidentially and anonymously discuss or inquire about compliance issues or report suspected violations directly to the Chief Compliance Officer. Also, confidential reports may be made to BSOM Legal Counsel or the ECU Office of Internal Audit.
There will be no reprisals for inquires or good faith reporting of actual or possible violations of the BSOM Code of Conduct or the Compliance Program. The BSOM will protect, to the fullest extent allowed by law, the identity of anyone reporting a violation. All reports will be investigated with protection of the identity of the subject(s) of the investigation to the fullest extent possible.
It is a serious violation of BSOM policy to falsely report a violation or to retaliate or attempt to retaliate against anyone who makes a good faith report of a suspected or known violation.