Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I be penalised for bringing forward an issue someone else may deem trivial?
No. Concerns brought forward will be taken seriously. You will not be penalized for bringing forward an issues.
Q: Can I bring forward an issue on behalf of another colleague who wishes to remain annonymous?
Yes. You may share your colleague’s concerns or you may bring forward your own concerns about your colleague’s experiences. It may be more complicated to respond to such concerns without the person’s involvement.
Q: Can I report an issue online?
No. You need to speak directly with the Associate Dean or with the Manager, or with another appropriate academic leader.
Q: Does reporting an issue go on my student record?
Q: What can I do if the issue prevents me from going to class/work until it is resolved?
You will need to discuss your absence with the Manager, Learner Equity & Wellness who will decide whether to involve the Associate Dean, Learner Equity and Wellness and/or one of the Assistant Deans desginated for Undergraduate or Postgraduate Learners.
Q: If I have a question not listed here how do I get it answered?
Please call or email the office, or call or email the Associate Dean, Learner Equity & Wellness directly.
Q: Will university or medical school administration or the university police hear about my concerns?
Information will not be shared with others without your consent. The only exceptions to the confidentiality rules are:
• when the situation is potentially dangerous
• where the situation discussed would require mandatory reporting.