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This faculty handbook is for all faculty in the School of Medicine. For School of Medicine or UConn Health updates, additions or corrections, contact Dr. Jacqueline "Kiki" Nissen, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, at jnissen@uchc.edu, or Nancy Boccuzzio, boccuzzio@uchc.edu.

For School of Dental Medicine, see the Faculty page.

AAUP Documents
a) UCH/AAUP Agreement (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2021)
b) AAUP/UCHC MOA (May 29, 2013)
c) AAUP/UCHC MOA (August 25, 2015)
d) AAUP/UCHC MOA (November 2, 2015)
e) AAUP/UCHC MOA (January 15, 2016)
f) AAUP/UConn Health MOA (June 30, 2016)
g) AAUP/UConn Health MOA (July 29, 2016)
h) AAUP/UConn Health MOA (March 31, 2017)
i) AAUP/UConn Health MOA (April 19, 2017)

Academic Merit Review
a) School of Medicine Academic Merit Plan

Affirmative Action
a) Office
b) Policy

a) Abuse
b) Policy on Use at UConn Health

Appointment to the Faculty
a) School of Medicine Appointments Guidelines

a) John Dempsey Hospital Medical Staff
b) School of Medicine
c) University of Connecticut

Child Care

Compensation Plans
See shared folders

Compliance Program

Comprehensive Faculty Activity Registry (CFAR)

Conduct, Code of

a) UConn Faculty Consulting Website
b) Forms Editor
c) Dashboard

a) School of Medicine

Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Interpersonal Violence

Drug Free Workplace Policy

Education Support Services
a) Faculty Instructional Technology Services
b) Office of Assessment and Evaluation

Emeritus Faculty
a) Bylaws see Article XIV Section K.
b) UConn Health Policy on Emeritus Faculty

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Employee Health

Environmental Health and Safety

Ethics, University Guide to State Code of

Faculty Development Programs
a) School of Medicine

Faculty Directory

Faculty Practice
a) School of Medicine – UConn Medical Group Policies

Governance and Bylaws
a) School of Medicine
b) University of Connecticut

a) Faculty Review Board
b) UConn Health Appeals Committee
c) School of Medicine Academic Merit Plan Appeals Committee
d) School of Medicine Space Appeals Committee

HCRAC (Health Center Research Advisory Council)

a) HIPAA Privacy Policies
b) HIPAA Security Policies

Human Resources
a) Human Resources Policies
b) Office of Institutional Equity
c) Retirement Plan Summaries and Online Workshops
d) Retirement Tools and Checklists

Information Technology Policies
a) Policies

Institutional Equity, Office of

Intellectual Property
a) Data Ownership Policy

John Dempsey Hospital
a) Hospital Administrative Policies

Leaves of Absence
See University of Connecticut Bylaws


Medical Malpractice
a) Physician
b) Non-Physician Health Care Professionals

Mission Statements
a) School of Medicine
b) UConn Health

Organizational Charts
See shared folders under Human Resources

Postdoctoral Affairs

Post-Tenure Review
a) School of Medicine
Post-Tenure Review Policy
Post-Tenure Review Procedures
SAPC Post-Tenure Review Procedures
Checklist for Post-Tenure Review

Private Practice Prohibition – See Article XIV Section M.

a) School of Medicine (see Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure tab)

Research Misconduct Policy

Research Cores
a) Biophysical Core
b) Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
c) Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM)
d) Center for Mouse Genome Modification
e) Clinical Research Center
f) Electron Microscopy
g) Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter (FACS)
h) Histology
i) Microtomography (MicroCT) Imaging Facility
j) Molecular Core Services
k) NMR Structural Biology
l) Research Tissue Repository
m) Stem Cell Core

Research and Sponsored Program Policies

Retirement Resources
a) Retirement Plan Summaries and Online Workshops
b) Retirement Tools and Checklists

Sabbatical Leave
a) Application for Sabbatical
b) Bylaws – See Section XIV.L.1.

Space Policies
a) Emeritus Faculty
b) John Dempsey Hospital
c) School of Medicine
d) UConn Health

a) School of Medicine (see Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure tab)
b) University of Connecticut – See Article XIV Section C.
c) Tenured Faculty Minimum Guaranteed Academic Salary Policy

Trainees and Their Teachers
a) Compact Between Trainees and Their Teachers

Travel Policies and Procedures

Vacation and Holiday Leave
a) Policy
b) Donating Accrued Vacation Leave
(See AAUP/UConn Health MOA (July 29, 2016))
c) Form for Donating Accrued Vacation Leave

Whistleblower Protection Policy