Male doctor dating female patient
The payoff was the promise of future high earnings and hours that would, in time, become more manageable.But today's young doctors, most of them women, don't want to waste their youth working a backbreaking schedule, in part because they'd like to have children and don't think they can afford to wait.Of those, half had spouses or partners who did not work outside the home.
A chiropractic physician shall make every effort to avoid other types of relationships that impair his or her professional judgment or risk the possibility of exploiting the confidence placed in them by a patient., or female breast.Dating is tough when you're always on call, and it's tougher today for doctors than ever before.With the median age of first marriage now over 25 for both men and women in the United States, according to 2010 Census Bureau data, it's clear that young people of all vocations are waiting longer to tie the knot than their parents did. An individual remains a patient until the doctor-patient relationship is terminated regardless if the individual is not actively receiving professional services from a chiropractic physician.Sexual contact between a chiropractic physician and a former patient after termination of the doctor-patient relationship may still constitute sexual misconduct if the contact is the result of the exploitation of trust, knowledge, or influence of emotions derived from the doctor-patient relationship.
Scientists are beginning to delve into the question, with some intriguing results.