UMMS Discrimination Policy

The Medical School is firmly committed to working to ensure that all employees, students and individuals who are authorized to conduct business with and/or on behalf of the Medical School are not discriminated against in any form. To that end, it is the policy of the Medical School to comply with all federal and state anti-discrimination laws and regulations, including those covering affirmative action: Executive Order 11246 Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Civil Rights Act of 1991, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Age Discrimination Act of 1967, Equal Pay Act of 1963, Veterans Assistance Act of 1972 and Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Orders 74 and 143 and Massachusetts Chapter 151B, as well as other applicable state and federal laws.


The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, national origin, covered veteran status, disability, ancestry or any other characteristic protected by law in employment, admissions, participation in its programs, services and activities, and selection of vendors who provide services or products to UMMS. Further, UMMS is firmly committed to ensuring that all who work, study, visit or seek treatment here may do so in an environment free of harassment and/or discrimination.

All questions related to this notice may be directed to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Equal Opportunity. For further information about these regulations and our grievance procedures for the resolution of harassment and/or discrimination complaints, contact the Associate Vice Chancellor at:

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Office                 Office Phone: 508 856-2179
University of Massachusetts Medical School         TTY Phone: 508 856-6395
55 Lake Avenue North                                        Fax: 508 856-1810
Worcester, MA 01655

June 2010

Discrimination Policy.pdf