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Canadian physician sues medical school over substandard residency

Residency Program Insider, January 12, 2018

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A graduate of Western University Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry in London, Ontario, is suing the school for $11 million, alleging its residency program provided him a “substandard education.”

James Stuart, MD, filed a lawsuit alleging he was insufficiently supervised and infrequently tested by the school. During his residency, several key faculty members quit. By the end of his third year, Stuart was the only resident left in his medical microbiology specialist program. Since he graduated, the program has been inactive and not accepted any new students.

As a result of his poor educational experience, Stuart claims he failed the medical microbiologist qualifying exam offered by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons three times. He also claims the ensuing legal battle with the school and the financial strain has cost him his marriage.

Source: Metro News



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