Hospital Best Practices After 3rd Circ. Title IX Decision

Law360, New York (May 9, 2017, 12:37 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit recently held that Title IX, 20 U.S.C. § 1681, which prohibits sex discrimination in any federally funded education program or activity, extended protection to a medical resident who brought suit against a private teaching hospital for sex discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation.

In Doe v. Mercy Catholic Medical Center, 850 F.3d 545 (3rd Cir. 2017), the plaintiff[1] was a resident in Mercy’s diagnostic radiology residency program, which was affiliated with Drexel University’s College of Medicine. Doe claimed that Mercy’s residency’s director repeatedly sexually...
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