Joslin Diabetes complies with applicable federal and state civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, age, national origin, place of birth, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, status as a member of the Armed Forces or veteran of the Armed Forces, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.
Joslin provides free communication aids and services to people with disabilities, such as qualified sign language interpreters and/or information in alternative formats.
Joslin provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as qualified interpreters and/or information written in other languages.
If you need these services, please inform Diana Virina, Manager of Interpretation Services at (617) 309-4224. When possible, please request these services before your appointment. If you believe that Joslin has failed to provide needed services or discriminated in another way, you can file a grievance with our Compliance office by phone, in person, or by mail, fax, or email.
Joslin Diabetes Center, Inc.
Attn.: Compliance Officer
One Joslin Place
Boston, MA 02215
Email: compliance [at] joslin.harvard.edu
If you need help filing a grievance, a Joslin staff member will be available to help you.
You can 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 at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf.
Complaint forms are available online at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.
You can also submit the form by mail or phone:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Ave., SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201
800-368-1019 (TDD: 800-537-7697)