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I told her that I had no interest in her or in any of my patients outside of the professional doctor-patient relationship.
I then told her that I was uncomfortable with her personal interest in me and that I thought it would be best if she saw one of my female partners in the future.
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Furthermore, many physicians recall little specific training about the appropriate boundaries to maintain with patients.
In Maryland, all new physician licensees attend an orientation session that focuses on boundary issues.
The attendees usually have questions about what the licensing boards “allow” vis-à-vis dating patients and treating friends and family members.
It seems apparent that many of these new doctors feel that they have not previously been provided with information on how to successfully navigate these uncharted waters.
Our goal is to make your experience as positive and pleasant as we can.
As part of our service to you, to other Veterans and to the Nation, we are committed to improving health care quality.
The patient made no further attempts to contact me.