Sharing Concerns, Arranging Counseling For Former Patients at the Student Health Center
We encourage current or former patients who wish to share experiences or concerns regarding Dr. George Tyndall’s behavior or who feel they experienced sexual misconduct by a health care provider at the student health center to contact the dedicated helpline number: 888-961-9273 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Former student health center patients who need further support, we are also providing the option for free counseling with a provider of their choosing, which can be accessed through a third party and without further contact with the university at 888-961-9273 or email@example.com. These resources are also open for current USC students who wish to utilize them.
For Individuals Who Believe They are Members of the Class for the Dr. George Tyndall Federal Class Action Settlement
You do not need to do anything right now. Once the court preliminarily approves the settlement, a notice of the settlement with further details will also be mailed to class members and disseminated in various other ways. If you would like to ensure you are kept informed about settlement claim procedures as they are rolled out, you may provide your updated contact information (name, mailing address, telephone number, email address) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information about the settlement can be found at http://www.usctyndallsettlement.com.
Counseling for Current Students
All USC students may contact Counseling and Mental Health Services in USC Student Health for assistance; Call 213-740-WELL (9355).
Additional Reporting and Support Resources at USC
- Office of Professionalism and Ethics: This office serves as a centralized, single center for all university complaint monitoring and investigation. Confidential reports on practices or conduct that does not meet the ethical and professional standard of the university may be reported online using the secure form. You may also report compliance concerns by calling the USC Help and Hotline at 213-740-2500. This number is staffed by live operators 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Equity and Diversity | Title IX: Current students, faculty, and staff have the right to report to the Office of Equity and Diversity | Title IX (for UPC, call 213-740-8056; for HSC, call 323-442-2020).
- Support and Advocacy: Current students may contact USC Support and Advocacy, 213-821-4710, for advocacy related to academic issues. Parents of current students may also contact this office.
- Center for Work and Family Life: Provides confidential short-term counseling services to current USC employees: 213-821-0800
- Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services (RSVP): RSVP provides confidential services to current students. Call 213-740-WELL (9355) for assistance.
External Reporting and Support Resources
- Law Enforcement: Reports can be made to law enforcement if you feel your experience warrants investigation: 877- ASK-LAPD is a non-emergency reporting line.
- State Medical Board: Reports can be made to the California Medical Board.
- Peace Over Violence provides advocates who support those in the process of reporting.
- Center for the Pacific Asian Family provides Chinese speaking and other Asian language advocates for those in the process of reporting. (800) 339-3940
- U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights enforces several Federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from the Department of Education. This includes discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin, sex, religion.