Professional Comportment

Boston University School of Medicine and Graduate Medical Sciences are committed to a work environment that is professional, collegial, supportive of all personnel, and conducive to providing the best possible patient care, teaching, and research.

The school places a very high priority on maintaining a work environment for staff, trainees, and faculty characterized by generosity, integrity, constructive interactions, mentoring, and respect for diversity and differences among members of our community.

All faculty, staff and students are also expected to model the behavioral attributes of 

  • responsibility

  • empathy

  • service excellence

  • problem solving

  • continuous improvement

  • efficiency

  • cultural competency 

  • teamwork

For additional information see the Appropriate Treatment in Graduate Education (ATGE) under the Students webpage.