Institutional ADA The Institutional ADA Office is responsible for ensuring that individuals with disabilities—including but not limited to faculty, staff, students and patients—are afforded and provided reasonable accommodations as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA) of 2008. This office will be proactive in engaging in the interactive process and maintain the highest level of confidentiality. See IHOP 3.2.2 Americans With Disabilities Act for more information. Ergonomic Job Site Evaluation UTMB offers free, ergonomic assessments to determine what, if any, ergonomic suggestions are required to ensure that your work space is suitable and appropriate. Ergonomic Worksite Evaluation Request Temporary Modified Duty This program ensures that all individuals who return to work with temporarily disabling conditions will be afforded a job modification on a temporary basis. The program includes both work and non-work related injuries and illnesses. IHOP 3.7.4 Temporary Job Modification Temporary Job Modification Request Physician's Work Certification Permanent Job Accomodation The Permanent Job Accomodation program ensures that all individuals who have permanently disabling conditions or restrictions will engage in the interactive process to determine what, if any, reasonable accommodations can be provided. Permanent job accomodations are considered on an individual basis. IHOP 3.2.2 Americans With Disabilities Act Permanent Job Accomodation Request Physician's Work Certification ADA Consent for the Release of Confidential Information Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation This process is a collaborative effort established to provide a reasonable leave of absence to individuals who need additional and unprotected leave. Leave as a reasonable accommodation is considered on an individual basis, and a Physician's Work Certification and/or appropriate medical documentation is required. Please note that this process complies with IHOP Policy 3.6.7 Leave of Absence Without Pay.