Faculty & Clinical Affairs

Alan P. Marco, M.D., M.M.M., Associate Dean
Albert F. Painter Jr., Psy.D., Assistant Dean

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Sponsored Graduate Medical Education Programs
Resident Manual

Item 605
Institutional Information - Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Revised July 2000

The following information pertains to residents enrolled in the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Program who are under contract with and receive their basic salary through a disbursement agreement with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Disciplinary Actions
Disciplinary action will be in accordance with the guidelines for due process which were promulgated by the Wright State University School of Medicine. The Residency Review Committee at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) is the administrative body, chaired by the Chief of Staff, that ensures disciplinary actions are followed in accordance to the guidelines. These guidelines involve adherence to medical ethics, prevention of sexual harassment, avoidance and correction of personal impairment, and completion of medical records.

Prescription Privileges
Granting of prescription privileges and a prescription number is accomplished through the Chief of Staff office. It is essential that residents/fellows place the number next to their signature when writing orders.

Electronic Resident Manual
An electronic resident manual is available to residents/fellows over the Decentralized Hospital Computer Program (DHCP). The manual assists with all facets of duties as well as important information regarding rotation at the VAMC. Each department has personnel available to train residents/fellows how to use the electronic resident manual and make entries into the electronic medical record for the patient.


Benefits, Conditions, and Policies
Stipulated or Referenced in Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Graduate Medical Education Agreement

Benefit, condition, policy

In Resident Agreement?

Review benefit, condition or policy in:

 

Financial Support for the Resident

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Vacation Policies

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Professional Liability Insurance

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Professional Liability Insurance (Tail Coverage)

Yes

Federal Tort Claims Act details the VAMC's involvement in liability situations

Disability and Health Insurance

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Professional Leave of Absence Benefits

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Parental leave of Absence Benefits

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Sick Leave Benefits

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Leave of Absence Policy

Yes

Policies for specific leave categories are addressed in the manual

Policy on Effect of Leave for Satisfying Completion of Program

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Conditions for Living Quarter, Meals, Laundry

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Counseling, Medical, Psychological Support Services

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Policy on Physician Impairment and Substance Abuse

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Residents' Responsibilities

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Duration of Appointment

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Conditions for Reappointment

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Policy on Professional Activities Outside of Program

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Grievance Procedures

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Policies on Gender or Other Forms of Harassment

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

Residency Closure/Reduction Policy

Yes

VAMC electronic manual

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