The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



Graduate Medical and Dental Education

Institution Policies

Resident Responsibilities
Resident Support Services

1. Resident Eligibility and Selection

1.1 Eligibility, Selection, and Appointment
1.2 Resident Essential Abilities
1.3 EEO and Affirmative Action
1.4 Criminal Background Check
1.5 Visa
1.6 Visiting Resident
1.7 Resident Transfers
1.8 Incoming Resident Procedures

2. Resident Benefits and Support

2.1 Salaries and Benefits
2.2 Leave
2.3 Insurance
2.4 Liability
2.5 Licensure and Liability
2.6 Resident Assistance
2.7 Pre-Placement Health Assessment
2.8 Worker’s Compensation
2.9 Social Security

3. Resident Educational and Work Environment

3.1 Continuity of GME Oversight
3.2 Code of Conduct
3.3 Work Rules
3.4 Institutional Support of Residents
3.5 Dress Code
3.6 HIPAA (UHS)
3.7 Drug Free Workplace (UHS)
3.8 Disruptive Behavior (UHS)
3.9 Discrimination and Harassment
3.10 Duty Hours
3.11 Moonlighting
3.12 National Provider Information Number
3.13 Licensure Exemption and Prescribing
3.14 Video and Photography (UHS)
3.15 Infection Control (UHS)
3.16 Disaster Plan
3.17 Accommodation for Disabilities, Americans with Disabilities Act
3.18 Incident Reporting (UHS)
3.19 Social Media Policy
3.20 Management of Institutional Accreditation
3.21 Annual Review of Institutional Policies
3.22 Special Reviews of Residency Programs
3.23 Communication with ACGME

4. Educational Program and Curriculum

4.1 Resident Supervision
4.2 Program Goals and Objectives
4.3 Program Evaluation, Internal Reviews
4.4 Foundation Curriculum
4.5 USMLE and COMLEX
4.6 ACGME Resident Survey
4.7 Travel
4.8 Continuous Learning for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
4.9 Residency Closure or Reduction
4.10 Program Experimentation and Innovation
4.11 Program Requests for Change In Status
4.12 Annual Program Review
4.13 Transitions of Care
4.14 Off-Site Elective Rotations
4.15 Clinical Competency Committee
4.16 Program Evaluation

5. Evaluation and Promotion

5.1 Resident - Evaluation
5.2 Resident Reappointment and Promotion

6. Academic and Disciplinary Actions

6.1 Variances Report Policy
6.2 Non-Reportable Actions
6.3 Reportable Actions
6.4 Adverse Actions
6.5 Grievance and Due Process

7. Vendor Relationships

7.1 Conflict of Interest

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