Contract

SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

The University of Michigan and the University of Michigan House Officers Association have agreed to the following resolution of Grievance #13-7939:

  1. The established HOA bargaining unit includes the individuals described below:
    1. Individuals in general surgery or any of the other surgical training programs who are engaged in research or other academic development activities are included in the unit during such time, even if this research or other academic development activity (e.g. pursuit of a degree) is not necessary for Board eligibility.
    2. Individuals who opt to extend their research time during their residency/fellowship training program are included in the unit during such extended research time.
  2. The established HOA bargaining unit does not include the individuals described below:
    1. ECFMG individuals who have completed their residency/fellowship training program and who opt to remain at U of M for an additional year of training, and who are categorized as "APT" rather than faculty due to the need to comply with ECFMG regulations are not included in the bargaining unit during such period they remain at U of M following completion of their residency/fellowship program.
    2. Individuals who have completed their residency/fellowship training program, or who request and are permitted to undertake research or other academic development activity (e.g. pursuit of a degree) at a location outside U of M are not included in the bargaining unit during such time at a location outside U of M.
    3. Individuals who have completed their residency/fellowship training program, or who take a defined leave from their residency/fellowship training program while they pursue a specialized degree independent of their residency/fellowship training program, and who then moonlight as a physician at U of M, are not included in the bargaining unit during the period they pursue the specialized degree and moonlight.

Richard Holcomb-Chief Spokesperson
University of Michigan

Dr. Michael Lanham-President
House Officers Association

Kevin Newman-Contract Administrator
University of Michigan

Dr. Aviram Giladi-Vice President
House Officers Association