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Hospital Fires Doctor In Uber Video Spat

The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

 A medical resident at a Miami hospital has been fired after a video posted on YouTube showing her hitting and screaming profanities at an Uber driver went viral.
The Miami Herald reports that Jackson Health System officials have fired fourth-year neurology resident AnjaliRamkissoon, who was placed on administrative leave after the January incident.

The video shows Ramkissoon hitting the Uber driver’s face and demanding a ride while cursing.

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