Code of Conduct
You are an integral part of the diverse and collaborative community of AMEE: The International Association for Health Professions Education. We value and respect the contributions of each member and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment. To ensure that our interactions and engagements align with our mission and values, we ask all AMEE members to adhere to the following Code of Conduct:
- Respect for All
- Treat all members and participants with respect, courtesy, and consideration, regardless of their background, identity, experience, or perspectives.
- Foster a welcoming atmosphere that encourages open dialogue and the free exchange of ideas.
- Embrace diversity and inclusivity by valuing and respecting differences in gender, race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, and other aspects of identity.
- Promote an environment where everyone feels valued and included, ensuring equitable opportunities for participation.
- Conduct yourself in a professional and ethical manner, both within AMEE events and in any interactions related to AMEE activities.
- Uphold the highest standards of integrity, honesty, and accountability.
- Foster collaboration and cooperation among members, encouraging the sharing of knowledge and expertise for the betterment of medical education.
- Support and mentor fellow members when appropriate and possible.
- Privacy and Confidentiality
- Respect the privacy and confidentiality of fellow members and participants. Do not disclose personal or confidential information without consent.
- Exercise caution when discussing sensitive matters and be mindful of data protection regulations.
- Intellectual Property
- Honor intellectual property rights by acknowledging and respecting copyright and licensing agreements when using and sharing materials and content.
- Non-Discrimination and Harassment
- Refrain from engaging in any form of discrimination, harassment, or bullying based on race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristic.
- Report any incidents of discrimination or harassment to AMEE for appropriate action.
- Compliance with AMEE Policies
- Abide by all AMEE policies, including but not limited to membership policies, event policies, and codes of conduct specific to AMEE activities.
- Responsible Use of Technology
- Use AMEE’s online platforms and communication channels responsibly and respectfully, refraining from engaging in harmful, offensive, or disruptive behaviors.
- Reporting Violations
- If you witness or experience any violations of this Code of Conduct, please report them to AMEE through the appropriate channels as outlined in our reporting procedures.
Consequences of Violations
Violations of this Code of Conduct may result in actions, including warnings, suspension, or termination of AMEE membership, depending on the severity and nature of the violation. AMEE reserves the right to take appropriate measures to address violations.
By becoming an AMEE member, you agree to uphold this Code of Conduct and contribute to creating a positive and respectful community dedicated to advancing medical education. Your commitment to these principles is vital to the success of our organization and our collective mission.
Thank you for your dedication to AMEE and for helping us maintain a supportive and inclusive environment for all members.
This Code of Conduct is subject to periodic review and updates to reflect the evolving needs and values of the AMEE community.