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Sexual Misconduct & Campus Security

Sexual Misconduct

Weill Cornell Medical College is committed to providing an employment, education and living environment free from all acts of sexual misconduct, and will not tolerate sexual misconduct by or against students, staff, faculty, alumni or visitors. We will respond promptly and appropriately to all reports of sexual misconduct. Sexual misconduct includes, but is not limited to: sexual assault, sexual violence, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, rape, domestic violence, sexual coercion and stalking. Sexual misconduct also covers sexual discrimination and sexual harassment.

Any person or group believing that they have experienced sexual misconduct in the context of academic pursuit, the living/learning environment or employment should report the matter promptly, for guidance regarding appropriate action, counseling and other support services, to either or a Title IX coordinator:

Brittney Blakeney, JD (Faculty and Staff)
Title IX Coordinator/Office Institutional Equity
575 Lexington Avenue, Suite 670
(646) 962-9796

Dr. JoAnn Difede (Students - Interim)
Title IX Coordinator 
(212) 746-9915

For urgent matters, contact:

  • Campus Security: (212) 746-0911
  • The Title IX Coordinator Answering Service: (212) 746-9915

For emergency and confidential assistance, especially in the case of sexual assault or violence, contact:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (525 E. 68th St.)
    • NYPH ER: (212) 746-5026
    • NYPH VIP (Victim Intervention Program): (212) 746-9414
  • Emergency Medical Services: 911

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 Medical College
  • to be protected by Weill Cornell Medical College from retaliation for reporting an incident
  • to receive assistance and resources from Weill Cornell Medical College

We strongly encourage students to report instances of violence, stalking or sexual assault to institution officials. A complainant or bystander acting in good faith who discloses any incident of sexual misconduct to WCMC officials or law enforcement will not be subject to the Weill Cornell Medical College Code of Conduct for violations of alcohol and/or drug use policies occurring at or near the time of the commission of violence, stalking or sexual assault.

For confidential mental health care, the following campus resources are available:

  • Students (Medical and Graduate):
    • Student Mental Health Services: (212) 746-5775
  • Faculty and Staff
    • Employee Assistance Program (212) 746-5890

PDF icon Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures

Campus Security

These reports include statistics concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings, on property owned or controlled by Weill Cornell Medical College, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The reports also include institutional policies concerning campus security, including sexual assault and other matters.

PDF icon 2018 Campus Security and Fire Safety Report

PDF icon 2017 Campus Security and Fire Safety Report

PDF icon 2016 Campus Security and Fire Safety Report

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