Counseling and Help Lines When You Need Them.
Each member of the Gender and Power Abuse Committee of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is trained to discuss your concerns with you informally and confidentially and to give you suggestions on how to resolve your situation and what resources are available to you.
Joyce M. Fried, Chair
Kathleen Brown, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Radiology
Jorge Cherbosque, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Staff and Faculty Counseling Center
Director, Compensation and Labor Relations
Ombudsperson for the Health Sciences
Mark Litwin, M.D
Chair, Department of Urology.
Faculty Advisor, Medical Gay and Lesbian Organization (MedGLO)
Karen Miotto, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Chair, Medical Staff Health Committee
Gregory Payne, Ph.D
Director, ACCESS Program
Professor of Biological Chemistry
UCLA's Staff and Faculty Counseling Center (SFCC) fosters a productive and supportive work environment for all employees.
Discover the wide range of services available, such as confidential counseling for employees and their family members, management consultation, coaching, training, retreat facilitation, work-life programs, support groups and community resource referrals.
Our services are free, voluntary and confidential.
To confidentially report violations in work hours policy, HIPAA, sexual harassment, gender, power abuse, and more. Please call 1.800.296.7188.
The Ombuds Office on the UCLA campus has served thousands of faculty, staff, and students over the past 30 years, assisting them with a myriad of concerns, including workplace conflicts, situations involving harassment and discrimination, issues related to policies and procedures, grade disputes, issues regarding student conduct, insensitivity to matters of race, gender, or sexual orientation, abuse of power, and ethical problems.
When conflicts arise, campus Ombudspersons can facilitate communication and mediation and provide an opportunity for informal and confidential resolution. Ombudspersons are committed to seeking fair and equitable solutions to problems while ensuring the confidentiality of those who use their services.
Contact & Location
Ombudsperson for the Center for Health Sciences and Associate Ombudsperson
M-F 8am-5pm, or by appointment
501 Westwood Plaza, Suite 105
Phone: (310) 825-7627
Fax: (310) 206-2545
Center for Health Sciences Office
52-025 Center for Health Sciences Bldg.
Phone: (310) 206-2427
Fax: (310) 206-3331
Center for the Health Sciences, Room 18-218
The Behavioral Wellness Center (BWC) serves medical students and graduate students, in addition to individuals appointed as residents and fellows in Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs at the David Geffen School of Medicine. The Center is conveniently located on the first floor of CHS and provides confidential counseling services.
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