5.1.1 All employees, faculty and staff having the authority to admit, discharge, or evaluate a student, are responsible for complying with this policy in their respective areas of responsibility.
5.1.2 Human Resources is responsible for the facilitation and administration of any affirmative action and diversity and inclusion programs, as well as the communication to all those covered by this policy of their responsibilities hereunder.
5.1.3 Each faculty member, administrator and manager is responsible for being familiar with the contents of this policy. Each faculty member, administrator and manager is also held accountable for ensuring a learning environment free of discrimination prohibited by this policy and prohibited harassment in accordance with the Harassment-Free Environment policy.
5.1.4 Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine promotes equal academic opportunities. Activities include new and/or improved approaches to the effective recruitment, enrollment, training, placement, evaluation, and promotion of women, historically underrepresented and under-included groups, and the protected classes of individuals set forth in Section 1.1 above.
5.2 Reporting Obligations
Any student (including an applicant for admission) who is subjected to, witnesses, or has knowledge of any actions or conduct in violation of this policy or that could be perceived as discrimination by this policy should report it promptly to an appropriate Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine management official, such as a Dean or school of medicine manager.