UT Medical Center's pediatrics residency program will be retained after
the Memphis and Knoxville Faculty senates passed legislation asking the
administration to reconsider the repercussions of closing the
After the Graduate School of Medicine announced in February that the
program would be closed by June, the senates filed complaints for improper
termination procedure of a university program.
Last week, a letter to Pediatrics Department Chair Eddie S. Moore from Dean
of the Graduate School of Medicine Michael Caudle said the program will be
According to a memo from President Wade Gilley issued Friday, there will be
no terminations of tenured faculty if the program is disbanded at any point
in the future, students in the program will be provided for and the
procedure for eliminating non-degree programs will be reviewed and
Faculty senates save pediatric residencies
Published: Mon May 01, 2000 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:15 p.m.