Current Residents and Fellows

Policy Book

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Table of Contents

  Table of Contents
Section I: Contact Information
  Dean's Office
  Graduate Medical Education Office
  Capital Area Health Consortium
  Assistant Deans
  Residency Programs
  Fellowship Programs
Section II: Graduate Medical Education (GME)
  Welcome to Graduate Medical Education
  Mission Statement
  Institutional Commitment
  Description of Sponsoring Institution
  Description of Hospitals in the Greater Hartford Area
  Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Competencies
  Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC)
  Graduate Medical Education (GMEC) Subcommittees
  Resident Leadership Council
  Resident/Fellow Forum
Section III: Employment
  Affirmative Action, Non-Discrimination, and Equal Opportunity
  Position Overview
  Employment Requirements
  Institutional Curriculum Requirements (IC)
  Appointment Letter/Contract
  Background Check
  State Licensure/Permit Requirement
  Reappointments Process and Requirements
  Re-Appointment Letter/Contract
  Graduation/Separation Requirements
Section IV: Salary and Benefits
  Benefits Provided by the Capital Area Health Consortium
  Educational Resource Allowance
  Educational Travel
  Away Electives
  Moonlighting/Extra Credit
  Counseling Services
  Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance and Adverse Events/Incidents
Section V: Leave Policies
  Vacation Leave
  Holidays Policy
  Sick Leave
  Medical Leave and Short-Term Disability
  Long Term Disability
  Maternity/Paternity Leave
  Family Leave
  Emergency Leave
  Bereavement Leave
  Jury Duty
  Military Leave
  Workers Compensation
  Unpaid Leave
  Administrative Leave without Prejudice
  Contract Extension Due to Leave
  Accommodations for Disabilities – ADA Policy
Section VI: Professionalism
  Work Environment
  Sexual Harassment
  Compact Between Trainees and Their Teachers
  Graduate Medical Education Hotline
  Confidential Reporting
  Code of Conduct
  Professional Attire/Dress Code
  Social Networking Policy
Section VII: Evaluation
  Evaluation and Promotion
  Deficiencies and Due Process
  Fit For Duty/Employee Assistance Evaluations
Section VIII: Graduate Medical Education (GME) Policies
  Closures and Reductions In Programs and Program Size
  Delinquent Medical Record Policy
  Drug-Free Workplace
  Duty Hours
  Emergency Life Support Skills Requirements
  Extraordinary Circumstances Policy
  Fatigue Mitigation
  Inclement Weather
  Interaction Between University of Connecticut School of Medicine Graduate Medical Residents/Fellows and the Pharmaceutical, Nutriceutical and Biomedical Industries Policy (Full Policy)
  Needlesticks & Other Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
  Occupational Ionizing Radiation Exposure Policy
  Official Communication with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education Programs
  Prescription Writing/Medical Treatment
  Privacy and Confidentiality of Patient Information
  Providing Medical Treatment to Residents/Fellows
  Records Retention
  Restricted Covenant
  Supervision, Progressive Authority and Responsibility of Residents/Fellows
  Transitions of Care/Handover
Section IX: Forms
  Acknowledgement Statement
  Accommodations for Disabilities – ADA Acknowledgement Form
  Attestation Form for Consensual Relationships Between Faculty, Supervisors, Residents/Fellows
  International Elective Liability Waiver
  International Travel Elective Checklist
  Duty Hour Extension Due to “Unusual Circumstances”
  International Information Collection Form