ADOPTED - OCTOBER 11, 2005
Agenda Item No. 15
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
WHEREAS, there is a deficit of physicians trained in public health; and
WHEREAS, Ingham County has the good fortune to employ Dean G. Sienko, M.D., M.S., board certified in preventive medicine and public health and highly respected in Michigan and throughout the Nation; and
WHEREAS, the University of Michigan School of Public Health has approached Ingham County with a proposal to have Dr. Sienko supervise the public health clinical practice of physicians enrolled in the School of Public Health; and
WHEREAS, the School of Public Health would assign one student per semester to Ingham County to observe and participate in public health practice under Dr. Sienko’s supervision; and
WHEREAS, the Health Officer has recommended that the Board of Commissioners authorize the agreement with the University of Michigan.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes a preventive medicine residency program agreement with the University of Michigan, School of Public Health.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the agreement shall commence on January 1, 2006 and shall automatically renew annually unless it is terminated by either party.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the School of Public Health shall assign no more than one physician to Ingham County during each academic semester.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign the agreement after review by the County Attorney.
HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: Hertel, Weatherwax-Grant, Celentino, Dedden, Holman, Severino
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 10/3/05