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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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General Guidelines

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


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


Resources for faculty and staff travel: