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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Web address:http://www.usuhs.mil/med/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct754577
Date of initial review: 23 Sep 1999
Validity of certificate08 Nov 2010 - Nov 2012
Date of last visit23 Nov 2010

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



HONcode status
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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Dr. Charles Rice
  (08 Nov 2010) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Mission Statement

The Uniformed Services University is the Nation's federal health sciences university and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. We provide the Nation with health professionals dedicated to career service in the Department of Defense and the United States Public Health Service and with scientists who serve the common good.

We serve the uniformed services and the Nation as an outstanding academic health sciences center with a worldwide perspective for education, research, service and consultation; we a...
  (08 Nov 2010) - Link

Audience:
USUHS web site is provided as a public service
  (08 Nov 2010) - Link

Purpose of the website
DISCLAIMER

This is the World Wide Web site of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and contains information about the University and its programs. It is provided as a public service and is open to the Internet for appropriate communication with the University. All information on this site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied for non-commercial purposes. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

Because it is an official communications address of the Department of Defense, its use is periodically moni...
  (08 Nov 2010) - Link

3. Confidentiality
PRIVACY/SECURITY NOTICE

1. USUHS web site is provided as a public service by the Uniformed Services University .

2. Information presented on USUHS web site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

3. For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical...
  (08 Nov 2010) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Last update: 09/12/2010
  (08 Nov 2010) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact Information in the home page.
Contact our webmaster
  (08 Nov 2010) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Department of Medicine (MED)
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  (08 Nov 2010) - Link

8. Advertising policy
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