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A US bankruptcy court approved a settlement today with Hahnemann University Hospital’s (HUH) owner to pay for the professional liability tail insurance for the more than 500 residents and fellows displaced by the hospital closure last year.
In Academic Medicine, ACGME leaders reflect on lessons learned from the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, including the need for resident and fellow voices to be heard in matters related to GME processes and policies.
The medical malpractice insurance coverage for residents and fellows employed at Hahnemann University Hospital (HUH) between January 2018 and September 2019 has been extended to March 12, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.
The medical malpractice insurance coverage for residents and fellows employed at Hahnemann University Hospital (HUH) between January 2018 and September 2019 has been extended from January 10, 2020 to February 10, 2020.
This update includes information on the status of malpractice insurance for former Hahnemann residents and fellows, resources for these individuals, and the ACGME Institutional Requirements regarding professional liability insurance.
The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, writes about the proposed development of a family medicine residency program in a critical access hospital, which will seek ACGME accreditation. Chief Accreditation Officer Lynne Kirk, MD, is quoted.