I’ve Been Fired From My Residency Program – What Should I Do? Our Top 5 Steps

Medical residents – a dismissal (or suspension, non-renewal, non-promotion, or even probation) threatens the significant investments you have put into your medical career. 
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Fraud and False Claims in Medical Residency and Fellowship Programs

Residents, fellows, and attendings can play a vital (and potentially lucrative) role in preventing their programs from defrauding state and federal medical benefit programs by pursuing False Claim Act actions with the assistance of counsel.
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Medical Residents Forgo Internal Due Process Hearings at Their Own Risk

Another court has weighed in on the importance of pursuing the internal “due process” hearings available to resident physicians for contesting probation, non-renewals, and termination. Residents take a significant risk by skipping “due process” procedures in favor of proceeding straight to court.
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Massachusetts High Court Allows Medical Resident’s Discrimination Claims to Proceed

One of just a few examples of a resident physician succeeding in reaching a jury with claims of discrimination and breach of contract by a training program.
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Courts Believe that Medical Residency Program Due Process Hearings Are Valuable. So Should You.

A recent federal court decision provides a cautionary tale about the rights of resident physicians accused of misconduct, and importance of taking full advantage of internal “due process” hearings.
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Student Due Process Rights: Assistance of Counsel in Academic Disciplinary Hearings

Students, medical interns, and resident physicians facing disciplinary actions should retain experienced attorneys well in advance of the hearing to help them prepare.
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What Rights Do Resident Physicians Have? Ways Resident Physicians Can Protect Themselves When Facing Disciplinary Action By Their Residency Program

Medical residents and post-graduate fellows threatened with reprimand, probation, suspension, non-renewal, or termination from their program should become familiar with the six ACGME “core competencies” and refer to their institution’s policies on discipline for house staff, as well as their employment contract.
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