University of Maryland Medical Center
Blog and Social Networking Code of Ethics
The Medical Center has developed a code of ethics, which applies to Internet conversations/postings on both Medical Center-sponsored sites as well as in comments on other sites. The code of ethics has the following rules:
Postings and comments about the Medical Center or on Medical Center sites shall be ethical, honest and accurate.
Postings which contain mistakes are to be corrected promptly
The Medical Center will remove/delete spam and other inappropriate content. The Medical Center will reply to comments, blog posts, emails, etc., when appropriate in its judgment.
The Medical Center may link directly to other Web sites and online materials to provide additional information or resources for Web users.
Medical Center staff members are to avoid conflicts of interest and to disclose conflicts that might arise when making or responding to postings or comments.
This page was last updated on: September 4, 2009.
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