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Dismissal of Residents



To establish guidelines for the dismissal of residents.



Residents may be dismissed for just cause in which case they have the right to invoke the appeals process.


  1. A resident may be dismissed by the Program Director for conduct that is unacceptable in a postgraduate medical student. Such conduct includes, but is not limited to, the following:
    1. Failure to comply with the terms of the resident's contract including failure to maintain a valid medical license and/or visa.
    2. Unprofessional conduct.
    3. Unethical conduct.
    4. Employment Rule Violations
    5. Conviction of a felony.
    6. Substandard performance that has not responded to appropriate departmental remediation efforts.
  2. The Director of Medical Education and the Vice President of Human Resources (designee) must be contacted prior to a resident dismissal.
  3. A resident that is dismissed must be notified in writing and must be provided with a written copy of the Appeals Process Policy at the time of dismissal. Approved by Education and Research Committee 06/20/01
    Revised by Education and Research Committee 08/03/05

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