State Boards, Regulators Paralyzed on Physician Sex Assaults

February 8, 2019

(Med Page Today) – While common practice is to report these cases of misconduct and malpractice to state medical boards, there is no nationally established protocol, and cases of sexual violations are often not reported in the first place, or downplayed and categorized under terms that fail to convey their severity. Often, actions against a physician’s license only occur following a criminal conviction related to medical misconduct.

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