Doctor Who Made Racist Comments About Michelle Obama to Lose Nonpaid Faculty Appointment

Doctor Who Made Racist Comments About Michelle Obama to Lose Nonpaid Faculty Appointment

First Amendment laws protecting employees in the public sector may make it more difficult for the doctor’s employers at a health center to take action against her, though.

Denver Health Medical Center on March 14, 2016The University of Colorado’s School of Medicine is cutting ties with a faculty member who made a racist remark about first lady Michelle Obama on Facebook.

Dr. Michelle Herren, who works at Denver Health Medical Center, holds a nonpaid faculty appointment at the CU School of Medicine and a medical-staff appointment at Children’s Hospital, where Denver Health physicians supervise residents and other medical practitioners in training, the Denver Post reports.    

“We are beginning the process to terminate Dr. Herren’s faculty appointment,” Mark Couch, spokesman for the school, said Thursday. “She has expressed values that are at odds with ours, and she has compromised her ability to meet the teaching and patient-care mission of the School of Medicine.”        [Read more]

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