Code of Conduct

The OHSU Code of Conduct provides the guidelines and expectations for conducting business on behalf the Oregon Health & Science University. The OHSU Board of Directors, the OHSU Foundation and Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation Boards of Directors, and the FPP Board of Directors have approved this Code of Conduct. It has been adopted as policy and all OHSU Members are held to its standards. As with other OHSU policies, those who violate the Code of Conduct are subject to disciplinary action.

The OHSU Code of Conduct applies to all OHSU Members, defined as:

  • Members of the OHSU Board of Directors
  • Employees
  • Students and trainees
  • Volunteers
  • Visiting scientists and healthcare practitioners
  • Contractors and vendors, while doing business with OHSU
  • Others who work for or on behalf of  OHSU

Code of Conduct and You

As an OHSU Member, it is your responsibility to:
  • Read, understand and follow the Code and other OHSU policies and procedures. 
  • Abide by the principles of the Code.
  • Ask questions regarding the contents of the Code and understand how the contents relate to your position at OHSU.
  • Inform the OHSU Integrity Department if you receive a notice of exclusion or the Department of Public Safety if you are convicted of a crime, per Policy No. 03-10-011.
  • Promptly report any concerns related to this Code, other OHSU policies and/or other requirements as described in the Asking Questions and Reporting Concerns section.