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Immunity for Fellow, Not for Nurse (access required)

Medical interns and residents do not automatically have sovereign immunity from med-mal claims, but in this suit alleging a pediatric cardiology patient died from improper medication, a board-certified pediatrician, who took the infant’s medical history and who was six weeks into his three-year fellowship in pediatric cardiology at UVa, has sovereign immunity; however, the Charlottesville ...

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