TITLE

U.S. PHYSICIANS DISCIPLINED FOR CRIMINAL ACTIVITY

AUTHOR(S)
Jung, Paul; Lurie, Peter; Wolfe, Sidney M.
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer2006, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p335
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the discipline of physicians engaged in any criminal behavior in the U.S. The Federation of State Medical Boards, the association of state medical boards responsible for disciplining doctors, recommends that all state medical boards conduct criminal records checks as part of the licensure application process. Although criminal activity by physicians is of great concern both to the medical profession and the general public, state medical boards vary in their monitoring and discipline of criminal activities by licensed physicians.
ACCESSION #
22124002

 

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