Posted by: at 9:06 pm on September 28th, 2014
First-year UA medical students culminated a three-day new student orientation by participating in a Serving Your Community Day. They chose from a variety of volunteer opportunities with local non-profit organizations and got to know one another and the Tucson community better in the process.
Health professional volunteers serving patients at this clinic are deemed to be federal employees covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act. As such, their liability for acts or omissions that constitute medical malpractice is limited in various ways, including the following:
1. The health professional volunteer cannot be sued personally. The patient’s exclusive remedy for malpractice is a claim against the federal government.
2 Any lawsuit must be filed in federal district court.
Los voluntarios profesionales de la salud que atienden pacientes en esta clínica se consideran empleados federales cubiertos por la Ley Federal de Reclamos por Agravio. Como tal, su responsabilidad por actos o omisiones que constituyen negligencia médica se limita de varias maneras, incluidas las siguientes:
1. El voluntario profesional de la salud no puede ser demandado personalmente. El remedio exclusivo del paciente por negligencia es un reclamo contra el gobierno federal.
2 Cualquier demanda debe ser presentada en el tribunal del distrito federal.
Health Center Hours:Medical Services:Mon.–Fri.: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.,1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Dental Services:Mon.–Thurs.: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.,1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m Horas del Centro de Salud:Servicios Medicos: Lunes–Viernes:8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. y1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Servicios Dentales:Lunes–Jueves8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. y1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.Viernes 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(q). Its employees, qualified contractors, and Volunteer Health Professionals are deemed to be Public Health Service employees under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(q), and subsection 224(q). The legal liability of the health center and staff is limited pursuant to the Public Health Service Act.