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Shin v. Univ. of Maryland Medical System Corporation, 4th Circ., No. 09-1126, March 11, 2010.

Articles Discussing Case:

Medical intern unable to perform the essential functions of a first-year resident could not support ADA claim.

Ogletree Deakins • April 05, 2010
A medical intern who misdiagnosed patients (including mistakenly identifying a patient as deceased), prescribed inappropriate medications or incorrect dosages, and who was “extremely argumentative” with his supervisors and co-workers was unable to perform the essential functions of his job and therefore, according to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, was not a qualified individual with a disability for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act.