Appropriate Treatment in Medicine (ATM)

Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) is committed to providing a supportive and respectful learning environment that fosters mutual trust among all community members. Such an educational environment engenders optimal teaching, learning, and professional development.

The Appropriate Treatment in Medicine (ATM) Policy:

  • was developed to support an environment conducive to learning by investigating and responding to reports of student mistreatment.
  • provides a process for prompt, non-adversarial, and respectful responses to complaints of medical student mistreatment by conducting any investigations thoroughly, promptly, and impartially.

Policy on the Appropriate Treatment in Medicine: click to read the ATM policy in full.

Report an Incident: click to report an incident of mistreatment.

Other resources: click to see additional resources for reporting unprofessional behavior.