Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools (SRMCPS) is dedicated to equality of opportunity for its staff and students. SRMCPS does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants on the grounds of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. SRMCPS is committed to this policy. SRMCPS supports the protection of citizens by all applicable Federal Laws including Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, Executive Order 11246 as amended by 11375 Title VII (Section 799A) and Title VII (Section 845) of the Public Health Service Act, Age Discrimination Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991. Sexual harassment shall be deemed a form of discrimination based on sex as prohibited by Section 703 of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and Chapter 10, Title 2.1 Code of Virginia (in the case of employees) and Title VI of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 (in the case of students). Sexual harassment is defined as deliberate, unsolicited, unwelcome verbal and/or physical conduct of a sexual nature or with sexual implications. Any member of the Professional Schools believing he or she has been discriminated against or desiring more information concerning these provisions should contact: Irene Buskey, Director of Human Resources Southside Regional Medical Center, and/or Cynthia Parsons, Vice President Professional Schools.