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GW Resident Alleges Bias in Dismissal


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.

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