Rutgers medical school faces age discrimination lawsuit

Pathology professor Norman Ende, MD, filed an age discrimination lawsuit Feb. 7 against Newark-based Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, according to The Courier News.

Dr. Ende, 95, alleges he was forced to take unnecessary medical leave. Central to the lawsuit is a Jan. 6 incident in which Dr. Ende collapsed at the school due to dehydration. The lawsuit cites physician notes that clear Dr. Ende for work with modification to his medicine, according to the report.

Rutgers claims there were multiple incidents of concern and seeks to move the case to a federal court, according to The Courier News.

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