Yale Must Face Claims It Ignored Top Doc's Sexual Misconduct

By Anne Cullen (February 9, 2021, 9:42 PM EST) -- A Connecticut federal judge on Tuesday refused to toss allegations that Yale University and Yale New Haven Hospital allowed a top anesthesiologist to harass his female subordinates with impunity, clearing retaliation and discrimination claims against both institutions to move ahead.

U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton upheld the bulk of the case that six former and current Yale New Haven physicians leveled against the elite university, the hospital and Manuel Lopes Fontes. The women said Fontes, the onetime division chief of cardiac anesthesiology at Yale New Haven Hospital repeatedly made unwelcome advances against each of them that the institutions swept under...

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