University of Toledo Medical Center physicians no longer required to be faculty


University of Toledo (Ohio) Medical Center's board on March 9 lifted a requirement that all physicians must be faculty, hoping to bring in more physicians and revenue to the hospital, according to The Blade.

The move comes after a noted reduction in physician activity stemming from a 2015 academic affiliation with Toledo-based ProMedica. The affiliation shifted residents — and their patients — from UTMC to Toledo Hospital, according to the report.

Critics of removing the faculty requirement believe it prepares UTMC for a sale.

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