Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Office for Regulatory Affairs

The Feinberg Compliance Program

Purpose

Feinberg is committed to conducting its matters with integrity and in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws and ethical standards to which its operations are subject. The Compliance Program sets forth the means by which Feinberg's compliance-related policies are to be implemented and monitored.

Feinberg's Program is based on guidance from the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG); the OIG suggests that every effective compliance program begin with a formal commitment to the seven elements of compliance. These are based on and expand upon the seven steps of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines. Feinberg's Program shall, thus, provide for the following:

For additional detail regarding the above-listed components, please contact the Office for Regulatory Affairs at 312-503-2855.

Reporting of Potential Misconduct or Violations of Feinberg Policy

Reports of suspected, potential, or known wrongdoing may be submitted to the Feinberg Office for Regulatory Affairs or to NU. Reports can be made in person, in writing, over the phone, by email or fax, or by accessing EthicsPoint.

Questions?

We encourage Feinberg faculty, staff, students, and trainees to contact Robert M. Rosa, MD, the Vice Dean for Regulatory Affairs, via phone at 312-908-8491 with any questions, comments, or requests for guidance.