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HIPAA Checklist for New Hires: UCSF Staff Employee/ Postdocs

UCSF employees, both on campus and at the medical center, are required to sign the UCSF Confidentiality Statement and complete Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) training. Documentation of individuals completing the HIPAA training will be the responsibility of the unit providing the training. Each unit sponsoring training will be expected to report which groups were trained and when.

  For Staff/ Postdocs
Action Required UCSF Medical Center UCSF Campus
Confidentiality Statement Signature

UCSF Confidentiality Statement
  • Obtained by HR at the time of new hire process
  • Filed in individual's personnel record
  • Obtained as part of department's new hire and appointment process
  • Filed in individual's personnel record
UCSF Privacy and Confidentiality Handbook Review

UCSF Privacy & Confidentiality Handbook
  • Distributed at time of new hire introduction
  • New hire instructed to review handbook
  • Part of departmental new hire appointment process
  • New hire instructed to review handbook
HIPAA 101 Training

HIPAA 101 Training
  • Included as part of Mandatory New Employee Orientation
  • Included as part of each of the New Employee Orientation options:

    a) Self-paced web based orientation
    b) Attendance at one of the monthly campus sessions
Other advanced HIPAA training appropriate to each individual's responsibilities at UCSF

See FAQs for guidance on choosing a module
Note for individuals who need access to clinical systems: Additional training and approval may be required for specific UCSF clinical systems, such as APeX. Contact the system owners and department managers for any additional requirements.

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