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Duke Privacy for Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff of Duke University, including the School of Medicine (SOM) and the School of Nursing (SON), as well as the Duke University Health System (DUHS) have access to sensitive information needed to perform their job duties. Patient and personnel information from any source and in any form (e.g., paper record, talking, computers) is strictly confidential. A number of policies and procedures govern employee actions regarding management of this information at Duke including:

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Compliance Policy

Confidentiality Agreement

Electronic Communication Policy*

Retention, Preservation and Destruction of Records (Records Retention Policy)*

DukeMobile App Privacy Policy




Resources specific to Duke University faculty can be found in the Duke University Faculty Handbook, including:

Arriving and Departing Faculty

Faculty Affairs, Confidentiality Policy

FERPA for faculty



Resources for faculty and staff travel:

Faculty/Staff Travel

Export Controls

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General Guidelines

Resources available to address general privacy and policy guidelines at Duke can be found within the following links:

Mobile Device Security

Multi-Factor Authentication

Notice of Privacy Practices

Privacy Policy for Summer College, Summer Academy, and Honors Institute (Continuing Studies)

Red Flags Rule

Social Security Number Usage Policy (Duke University)