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Civil rights lawsuit filed against SVMC, podiatry chief – Bennington Banner

BURLINGTON — Three former medical residents, who say they were subjected to countless instances of harassment and discrimination because of ethnicity, race and religion, have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and the head of its podiatry residency program, court records show.Named as defendants are Dr. William Sarchino, both as an individual and for his official duties, along with the medical center in Bennington and Southwestern Vermont Health Care.Shazad Buksh, Krishna Gathani and Gon Saman filed their lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Burlington for conduct that ended in spring 2020 when their residencies concluded. …

 

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