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Section 17: Standards of Conduct

As a leader of the health care team, each resident is expected to maintain the highest level of professional and courteous conduct when working with patients, families, faculty, other residents, staff, and visitors. The action, inaction, or other conduct of any resident that is unprofessional, discourteous, disruptive, illegal, or that adversely affects the patient care environment or is considered an illegal activity may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination from the residency training program.