Helping you with the resources you need
The hotlines and services provided here are confidential and supportive, allowing you to confidently reach out when a compliance, workplace abuse, or mental stress issue arises.
UCLA supports an abuse-free academic community. To report gender and power abuse concerns, the contact information is listed below:
To confidentially report violations in work hours policy, HIPAA, sexual harassment, gender, power abuse, and more. Please call 1.800.296.7188.
The UCLA GME Leadership team works hard to help create and maintain high quality training programs for its residents and fellows. We welcome all housestaff communication regarding program questions, concerns or ideas for enhancement. Your input is valued - please email Dr. Kim Crooks.
Kim Crooks, PhD Director, Graduate Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine KCrooks@mednet.ucla.edu
Take care of yourself so that you can take care of your future patients.
Behavioral Wellness Center (BWC)
Center for the Health Sciences, Room 18-218
Coordinator: Lindsay Rickel, LCSW
Phone: (310) 825-9605
Fax: (310) 825-3839
Business Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (appointments are available, with clinicians available for early morning and evening sessions)
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.
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
Main Contact Tom Kosakowski Ombudsperson for the Center for Health Sciences and Associate Ombudsperson
Office Hours M-F 8am-5pm, or by appointment
Main Office Strathmore Building 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