Support Services Available to Postdocs

Corporate Security, Parking, and Transportation

The Department of Corporate Security, Parking & Transportation offers a range of services to ensure a safe, stress-free environment, including escort services.

If you're experiencing an emergency, dial 911 or the Security Communications Center at 410-955-5585.

JHU Ombuds Office for Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students

The JHU ombudsperson (Annalisa Peterson) for postdoctoral fellows and graduate students and serves as a confidential resource for work-related concerns, including mistreatment, lab issues, and navigating peer conflict.

Visit the JHU Ombuds Office

Resources for Reporting Learner Mistreatment

This School of Medicine provides a reporting system for learners to report mistreatment and/or disruptive behavior they may have experienced or observed.

Access the Reporting Website

Compliance Line

This independently administered hotline allows for anonymous (if desired) reporting of serious concerns or violations of any kind. Examples include violations of regulations relating to scientific and scholarly activity and breaches of student life policies. Any possible risk involving non-compliance with a law, regulation, or policy should be reported by calling the Compliance Line at 1-844-SPEAK2US (1-844-773-2528) or submitting a report online. Note that this is not an emergency service. For emergency assistance, please contact local emergency services.

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Safe at Hopkins

Disruptive workplace behaviors can be reported to Safe at Hopkins. Also, please utilize the Johns Hopkins Continuum of Disruptive Behaviors at Work tool to identify and talk about unprofessional behaviors in the workplace.

Office of Institutional Equity

Johns Hopkins University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. The Office of Institutional Equity serves you to address violations of this policy.

Office of Policy Coordination - Division of Research Integrity

The Division of Research Integrity in the Office of Policy Coordination offers contacts and resources to support the responsible conduct of research and address issues of research misconduct.

Faculty & Staff Assistance Program

Full-time postdoctoral fellows may seek counseling through the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program, whose services include counseling, referral to further resources, preventive and educational sessions, and support and discussion groups.

Johns Hopkins Employee Assistance Program

JHEAP is a new university resource that gives you access to everything from everyday life support (lawn care, child care, etc.) to emotional support resources. You can access this resource by calling 888-978-1262. The line is answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Read More about JHEAP

University Health and Mental Health Services

All full-time postdoctoral fellows are enrolled in University Health Services and have access to adult primary care and mental health services.