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STANDARDIZED ACCEPTANCE PROCESS PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT FOR APPLICANTS

The American College of Preventive Medicine (“ACPM”) desires to improve quality and increase access to residencies in general preventive medicine and public health residency Programs by offering a standardized acceptance process. By agreeing to these terms, the (“Applicant(s)”) is expressing a desire to participate in the standardized acceptance process (the “SAP”).

A. SAP

The Applicant agree to review and adhere to those provisions applicable to Applicants in the final 2021-2022 Preventive Medicine Application Cycle Standardized Acceptance Process (SAP) for Public Health/General Preventive Medicine (PH/GPM) Residency

B. Affirmations

a.The Applicant agrees to comply with the provisions in the SAP as they pertain to candidates.

b.The Applicant warrants that the information submitted pursuant to the SAP is true and correct. The Applicant grants permission to ACPM to release information provided to ACPM to Residency Programs and their agents to facilitate the SAP.

C. Modifications to the SAP

ACPM reserves the right to modify SAP if necessary or useful to promote the efficient process or protect the interests of ACPM.

D. Fees

Applicants will not pay a fee.

E. Limitation of Liability

The parties agree that ACPM is undertaking its involvement in the SAP to improve quality and facilitate access to Categorical Residency Programs. Approval of Applicant as a participant does not mean or imply any guarantee or warranty of the quality. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT ACPM SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES OR COSTS ARISING FROM THE APPLICANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SAP. BOTH PARTIES AGREE TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN ACTIONS AS PROVIDED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

F. Hold Harmless

Applicant releases, discharges and holds harmless from any and all liability, ACPM and its respective designees, agents, representatives, directors and officers. IN NO EVENT WILL THE ACPM OR ANY of its DESIGNEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, VENDORS OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES AS A RESULT OF ANY ACT OR OMISSION OF THE ACPM OR ANY OF ITS DESIGNEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, VENDORS OR AFFILIATES, IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER THE INJURED PARTY IS A PROGRAM, AN APPLICANT, OR A THIRD PARTY.

G. Assignment

Neither party may without the written consent of the other assign, delegate or otherwise transfer this Agreement or any of its rights or obligations under this Agreement.

H. Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding and agreement between the parties concerning the subject matter of this Agreement, and supersedes all prior negotiations, agreements and understandings between the parties, whether oral or in writing, concerning it subject matter.

I. Third-Party Beneficiaries

ACPM and the Applicant agree that applicants and residents are not third-party beneficiaries of this Agreement, and nothing in this Agreement is intended to create any third-party beneficiary to this Agreement.

J. Waiver

No provision of this Agreement may be waived except by an agreement in writing signed by the waiving party. A waiver of any term or provision shall not be construed as a waiver of any other term or provision.

K. Relationship of the Parties

The parties are independent contractors of each other. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to create an employer/employee, joint venture, or other similar relationship between the parties. Neither party shall have the right to exercise control or direction over the business of the other party.

 

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