Title IX

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, retaliation. Sexual misconduct also covers sex 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 nosexualmisconduct@med.cornell.edu or a Title IX coordinator:

Brittney Blakeney, JD
Title IX Coordinator/Director, Office Institutional Equity
575 Lexington Avenue, Suite 670
New York, NY 10022
T 646.962.9796
C 718.619.5527


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

PDF icon New York State Student Bill of Rights

PDF icon Cornell Definition of Affirmative Consent

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

PDF icon Transcript Notation Policy

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