Male doctor dating female patient
Is there a course in medical school that teaches a person to not have sexual thoughts and desires while on duty, but be able to turn these right back on when they go home to their wives or girlfriends? Health care providers who deliberately fantasize while examining their patients or, worse yet, are verbally and physically inappropriate with patients, violate ethical and legal standards for which they should be held accountable.If such incidents occur, the American Medical Association (AMA) recommends reporting offenders to medical licensing boards (state agencies) in the state where the doctor practices. Well, here's another angle that you might consider: while your girlfriend is no doubt beautiful and attractive to you, health care providers (like the rest of us), each have their own ideal of beauty and are likely not attracted to most of their patients.I've been through eight nurse managers and four have been male.The hospital I currently work at has had a restructuring, with both the director of nursing and our ED nurse manager being replaced by men.Why do I need to appear 'nice' if I am a good doctor and provide amazing care?
Instead of substantial advice, I was told that I needed to work on my appearance.There are moments of sexism, big and small, that women in medicine have to deal with on a regular basis.The smaller moments, which are less reported and more common, become just another part of the job.Some doctors have a reputation for being verbally aggressive to staff if the staff member has made an error; this is usually put down to the doctor's cranky disposition.