This Code of Conduct, “Integrity in Action,” presents the principles that guide everyone’s work at Duke University Health System (DUHS), the Private Diagnostic Clinic PLLC (PDC), and the Duke University School of Medicine (SOM), and the School of Nursing (SON) (hereinafter “Duke Medicine”).
We strive to achieve excellence and maintain the highest ethical standards in the way we serve patients and conduct business, research, and education. Our Code of Conduct and our Compliance Program provide the framework to ensure that these high standards of conduct are demonstrated consistently across our organization and that we live out our common mission, vision, and values on a daily basis.
Success in our mission to provide the very best of health care, medical education, and research depends upon the commitment of each one of us toward these shared ideals. By demonstrating integrity in every action we take, we will continue to earn the trust of our patients, the loyalty of our colleagues, and the respect of the communities we serve.
The Code of Conduct
Which Laws and Regulations Apply to Our Work?
The Compliance Program
What If I Think a Law or Policy Is Not Being Followed?
The Integrity Line: 1-800-826-8109
What Will Happen If I Report a Compliance Concern?
Expectations for Consultants and Vendors