GW Resident Alleges Bias in DismissalSeptember 2, 2016 |
by Justin Wm. Moyer
A former resident at George Washington University Hospital sued the university last month, alleging that she was dismissed because she had cancer.
Stephanie Waggel started as a psychiatry resident at George Washington in the summer of 2014, her lawsuit says. In the spring of 2015, she was diagnosed with kidney cancer, and, after she informed the program, a “pattern of discriminatory conduct” began, according to the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in the District.