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Court Dismisses Discrimination Claim Brought by Formerly Employed Surgeon

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted a hospital’s motion for summary judgment in a case arising out of a former surgeon’s claims of race discrimination, intersectional discrimination, and retaliation.

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Due to the long time needed for a physician with behavioral complaints to go through the collegial efforts and progressive steps (e.g., collegial meetings, letters, performance improvement plans, etc.), staff are often left with the impression that Hospital and Medical Staff Leaders are not addressing the problem and “the physician is getting away with his bad behavior again.” This destroys morale and it makes everyone reluctant to report concerns. Do you have suggestions?

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