Federal Title IX and New York State "Enough is Enough" Legislation
Weill Cornell Medical College is committed to providing a work, educational and living environment that is free from all acts of sexual misconduct and will not tolerate sexual misconduct by or against students, staff, faculty, alumni or visitors. The Medical College will respond promptly and appropriately to all reports of sexual misconduct. Sexual misconduct includes but is not limited to: sexual assault/violence, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, rape, domestic violence, dating and intimate partner violence, sexual coercion, stalking and retaliation. Sexual misconduct also covers sex discrimination and sexual harassment.
Any person or group believing that he, she or the group has experienced sexual misconduct or retaliation in the context of academic pursuit, the living/learning environment or employment should report the matter promptly for guidance on appropriate action, counseling or other support services to the Title IX Coordinator:
Brittney Blakeney, JD
Title IX Coordinator/Director, Office Institutional Equity
575 Lexington Avenue, Suite 670
New York, NY 10022
For any urgent matters, you can contact
- Campus Security (212) 746-0911
- Title IX Coordinator Answering Service (212) 746-9915
For emergency and confidential assistance, especially in the case of sexual assault/violence or other violence, you can contact:
- The New York Presbyterian Hospital (525 E. 68th St.)
- NYPH ER (212) 746-5026
- NYPH VIP (Victim Intervention Program) (212) 746-9414
- Emergency Medical Services: 911
For confidential mental health care, Postdoctoral Scholars can avail themselves of the Employee Assistance Program (212) 746-5890.
You have the right
- to make a report to university police or campus security (212) 746-0911, local law enforcement and/or state police or choose not to report;
- to report the incident to Weill Cornell;
- to be protected by Weill Cornell from retaliation for reporting an incident; and
- to receive assistance and resources from Weill Cornell
Weill Cornell strongly encourages employees to report domestic violence, dating violence, stalking or sexual assault to institution officials. Therefore, a bystander or complainant acting in good faith who discloses any incident of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking or sexual assault to WCMC officials or law enforcement will not be subject to Weill Cornell Code of Conduct action for violations of alcohol and/or drug use policies occurring at or near the time of the commission of the domestic violence, dating violence, stalking or sexual assault.
Clery Act Campus Security Report and Fire Safety Report
This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Weill Cornell Medical College; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters.