UMDNJ enacts new policy to protect whistle-blowers

March 2007
Healthcare Risk Management;Mar2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p28
The article reports on the decision of the Board of Trustees of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in Newark to approve a policy for faculty, staff and students to report suspected ethical and legal concerns. The policy will protect whistle-blowers from any form of retaliation. UMDNJ board chairman Robert Del Tuf explains that the board's action has the effect of codifying and expanding the existing guidelines for accepting complaints and protecting whistle-blowers.


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