MGH HR is deploying the “Know the Line” propgram, designed to address and prevent harassment, sexual harassment and abusive conduct – commonly known as workplace bullying.

The program will provide education and training, strengthened and unified policies at the MGH and other Partners affiliates, clear reporting and resolution procedures, expanded resources and support, and ongoing monitoring. It should be deployed in Summer 2021.

In the meantime, WiS wants to provide you with the information you need in case you are the victim of harassment, sexual harassment and abusive conduct or are a by-stander to a related event


Here, you can find the current MGB policies regarding Sexual harassment.

  • If you are in a position of leadership and have been notified of a harassment or discrimination concern, you must observe the “duty to report” and contact Human Resources. 


  • You can submit a concer through the “Know the Line” website or by scanning the QR code below


  • If you want to report a concern, here are the steps to do it via the MGH Safety Reporting System
    • If you are home or on a none-MGB network, connect to your VPN (Cisco)

This is the link to the Safety Reporting Webpage

    • Sign in with you MGB credentials
    • Click on Racism/Discrimination or Professional Conduct

Due to the investigation process, the confidentiality is not promised

  • You also have access to the MGH/MGPO Anonymous Compliance Hotline: 617-726-1446

John Belknap, Chief Compliance Officer
617-724-9725 | Contact by email

Kele Piper, Director of Research Compliance
617-726-2111 | Contact by email 

Main Campus – 617-726-2121
Charlestown Navy Yard (CNY) – 617-726-5400

  • The EAP serves as another valuable resource to support employees while they navigate troubling work situations.  

Human Resources 1.866.724.4327

Free & Confidential Services for Employees, Physicians, Professional Staff


Other resources: 

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

Their “mission is to eradicate discrimination in the Commonwealth by investigating and prosecuting Complaints of Discrimination that occur in Employment, Housing, Public Places, Access to Education, Lending, and Credit. We also offer training to help prevent discrimination from occurring.”

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission:

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Survivor Service from the website

Women Against Abuse: They provide resources for survivors and allies.