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State Medical Boards Fail to Protect the Public From Doctors Who Commit Sexual Misconduct, Groundbreaking Study Shows

WASHINGTON, D.C. – State medical boards – which are supposed to stop dangerous doctors from practicing – are failing to protect the public from many doctors already known to have committed sexual misconduct, a groundbreaking Public Citizen study published today in PLOS ONE shows. Seventy percent of U.S. physicians – 177 out of 253 – who had engaged in sexual misconduct that led to …