• Patient Confidentiality Policy

      Visual and Instructional Design; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-12)
      10.05 Patient Confidentiality Policy: In accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), all customers using the services of the Division of Visual and Instructional Design must complete a form ensuring that all materials to be used in the design of the project meet HIPAA requirements for release of confidential protected health information (PHI).
    • Pet Policy for Residence Halls

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.06 Pet Policy for Residence Halls: Animals of any kind, with the exception of aquatic fish in aquariums of 10 gallons or less, are prohibited from Georgia Health Sciences residence halls or adjacent grounds.
    • Physical Disabilities & Learning Disorder Policy

      Campus Life Services (2001-10)
      6.12 Physical Disabilities & Learning Disorder Policy: Georgia Health Sciences lkliversity, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act,ensures that all students with disabilities are afforded equal opportunity and access to all programs and facilities at Georgia Health Sciences University. Georgia Health Sciences University also adheres to a policy of equal educational opportunities for all students with learning disorders. The University System of Georgia has adopted eligibility criteria to identify students who demonstrate specific learning disorders. The appropriateness of accommodations for each case must be evaluated on its ovvn facts and merits (Americans with Disabilities Act, 1990).
    • Policy Development

      Office of the Provost (Medical College of Georgia, 2014-07-25)
      1.01 Development and Promulgation of Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Policies
    • Policy for 3rd Year Pre- Tenure Review

      Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-01)
      7.03 Policy for 3rd Year Pre-Tenure Review: The Board of Regents and Georgia Health Sciences University policies require a comprehensive third year review of progress toward tenure utilizing similar criteria to those institutionally approved
    • Policy for Allowing Visitors in Animal Areas

      Laboratory Animal Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-07-10)
      9.0107 Policy for Allowing Visitors in Animal Areas: Visitors requesting access to animal areas in Laboratory Animal Services must obtain permission from the Director, Associate Director, or Assistant Director of Laboratory Animal Services before entering any animal area.
    • Policy for Care & Use of Animals in Research: Overview

      Laboratory Animal Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-07-24)
      9.0100 Policy for Care & Use of Animals in Research: Overview: All uses of invertebrate and vertebrate animals in research and education at Georgia Health Sciences University must be approved by the Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) at Georgia Health Sciences University. Any use of animals at Georgia Health Sciences University without IACUC approval is a violation of Medical College of Georgia policy as v.ell as federal law.
    • Policy for Change in Name of Program or Degree

      Academic Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-10-28)
      2.08 Policy for Change in Name of Program or Degree: Any change in the name of a program or degree at Georgia Health Sciences University must be approved at the institutional level. This policy describes the mechanism for obtaining institutional approval
    • Policy for Employment of Relatives

      Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (1990-11-01)
      7.08 Policy for Employment of Relatives: According to Board of Regents policy, no individual shall be employed in a department or unit that YJill result in the existence of a subordinatesuperior relationship between an individual and any relative of the individual through any line of authority. This policy does not apply to temporary or part-time employment of children under the age of 25 and does not apply to individuals employed as of February 14, 1990 at an institution \\tlere a relative of such individual then held a superior position of at least one level of supervision removed from such individual in any line of authority.
    • Policy for Establishing & Recommending Distinguished Faculty Titles

      Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-11-20)
      7.06 Policy for Establishing & Recommending Distinguished Faculty Titles: Distinguished Faculty Titles may be awarded to qualified faculty in recognition of distinguished excellence in research, teaching, and/or patient care. This policy describes the types of distinguished faculty titles that can be awarded at Georgia Health Sciences University and the procedures by which they can be awarded. These procedures and guidelines are in accordance with Board of Regents policies.
    • Policy for Faculty Notice of Resignation

      Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (1981)
      7.18 Policy for Faculty Notice of Resignation; This policy describes the procedures to follow when a faculty member wishes to resign from his/her position at Georgia Health Sciences University.
    • Policy for Human Assurance Committee Review for Non-MCG Investigators

      Office of Human Research Protection; Georgia Health Sciences University (2001-11-01)
      9.0401 Policy for Human Assurance Committee Review for Non-MCG Investigators: The Human Assurance Committee (HAC) at Georgia Health Sciences University can function as an Institutional Review Board (IRB) for a Principal Investigator or sub-Investigator who holds an adjunct or clinical faculty appointment, but not a full-time appointment, at Georgia Health Sciences University, if the individual does not have access to another IRB. The study must be conducted in the Augusta area, the investigator must enter into a formal contract with Georgia Health Sciences University, and a fee for use of the HAC must be paid.
    • Policy for Investigation of a Complaint Regarding Animal Care & Use

      Laboratory Animal Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-07-11)
      9.0109 Policy for Investigation of a Complaint Regarding Animal Care & Use: The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) will investigate concerns involving the care and use of animals used in teaching or research at Georgia Health Sciences University. This includes claims by the public concerning any aspect of the animal care and use program or by employees or students who report alleged instances of animal abuse, violation of approved protocols or standard operating procedures, use of animals not covered by approved protocols, violation of any animal-related regulation or standard (such as the Animal Welfare Act, Public Health Service Policy, or Georgia Health Sciences University IACUC policy), or complaints regarding the care received by animals housed in the laboratory animal facilities.
    • Policy for Listing & Adding Personnel to an Animal Protocol

      Laboratory Animal Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2014-04-23)
      9.0108 Policy for Listing & Adding Personnel to an Animal Protocol: Every investigator or individual who is working with animals on a research project must be listed as project personnel on that protocol. Any new investigator joining an existing project must be formally approved and added to the existing protocol
    • Policy for Overnight Guests in Residence Halls

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.08 Policy for Overnight Guests in Residence Halls: Students living in Georgia Health Sciences University residence hall facilities are permitted to have overnight guests under the conditions outlined in this policy. Guests are permitted to stay overnight in a residence hall for a period of up to 3 consecutive nights, with a maximum of ten nights per semester. Students must notify the Director of Residence Life of the overnight guest. Overnight cohabitation is prohibited.
    • Policy for Proprietary Control of Photography, Videography, and Artistic Design

      Visual and Instructional Design; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-12)
      10.03 Policy for Proprietary Control of Photography, Videography, and Artistic Design: Designs created by the Division of Visual and Instructional Design are billable to the customer based on the number of uses and remain under the proprietary control of the division. The Division of Visual and Instructional Design is a self-supporting, cost-recovery entity within Georgia Health Sciences University Office of Academic Affair. Photography, videography, medical illustration and graphic design are created by the artists and delivered to the customer. Customers are billed on an hourly basis to cover the cost of salaries, benefits, travel, supplies, and training of employees of the division.
    • Policy for Regularly Scheduled Continuing Education Series

      Division of Continuing Education (2007-08)
      5.12 Policy for Regularly Scheduled Continuing Education Series: The Division of Continuing Education offers Continuing Education credit for regularly scheduled series that are executed in compliance with the appropriate accreditation guidelines. These activities are planned and presented primarily to the professional staff of Georgia Health Sciences University.
    • Policy for Removal of Faculty Members

      Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (1990)
      7.25 Policy for Removal of Faculty Members: According to Board of Regents policy, the President of an institution may at any time remove any faculty member or other employee of an institution for cause. Cause shall include willful or intentional violation of the policies of the Board of Regents or the approved statutes of the institution. This policy describes the grounds for removal of a faculty member and the procedures to be followed as set forth by the Policy Manual of the Board of Regents, Section 803.11.
    • Policy for Research Using Human Subjects or Human-Derived Materials

      Office of Human Research Protection; Georgia Health Sciences University (2014-04-23)
      9.0400 Policy for Research Using Human Subjects or Human-Derived Materials: All research using human subjects or human-derived materials conducted by Georgia Health Sciences University faculty, staff, or students must obtain Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval prior to the initiation of any research activities that involves human subjects or human-derived materials.
    • Policy for Responding To Allegations of Research Misconduct

      Vice President for Research Development; Georgia Health Sciences University (2012-10)
      9.07 Policy for Responding To Allegations of Research Misconduct: The purpose of this policy and procedures is to promote the integrity of research conduct on behalf of the Georgia Health Sciences University (GHSU or Institution) by its faculty, technical staff, residents, fellows, students, trainees, and individuals employed on a contractual basis by providing a process for close scrutiny of alleged research misconduct, for full protection of the rights of any person accused of research misconduct, and for the protection of any person who makes allegations under this policy in good faith. This policy is intended to carry out the Institution's responsibilities under the Public Health Service (PHS) Policies on Research Misconduct, 42 CFR Part 93.