Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Notice

Overview

Vanderbilt University Medical Center complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. VUMC does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

The medical center:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
  • o    Qualified sign language interpreters
  • o    Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as :
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact Employee and Labor Relations.

If you believe that VUMC has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex, you may file a grievance in person or by mail, fax or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Rochelle Johnson, Director, Employee and Labor Relations, is available to help you. File your grievance with:

Rochelle Johnson, Director, Employee and Labor Relations
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203
615.343.4759 (phone)
615.343.2176 (fax)
Email: employeerelations.vumc@vumc.org

You may also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Ave., SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019, or 800-537-7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html