Top 10: Porter president arrives, then goes

Dr. Seleem Choudhury’s tenure as Porter Medical Center (PMC) president ended in October after only five months, following revelations he had plagiarized material for a series of weekly emails he had used to keep the health care community abreast of goings-on at Addison County’s hospital. Choudhury in May had succeeded Dr. Fred Kniffin as PMC’s top administrative officer. Porter Medical Center includes the hospital, Helen Porter Rehab & Nursing, and around a dozen affiliated health care provider practices. C … (read more)

Choudhury out at Porter Hospital; Kniffin in

MIDDLEBURY — Recently hired Porter Medical Center President and COO Seleem Choudhury resigned from his post on Tuesday, Oct. 8, in the aftermath of a PMC board investigation into allegations he plagiarized material for a series of weekly messages to the h … (read more)

Editorial: Have we lost nuance and context?

If the story in Thursday’s Independent about the Porter Medical Center president’s resignation falls short of helping the community understand why he resigned, chalk it up to a culture that has diminished the importance of context and nuance. In this inst … (read more)