Which Physicians are most likely to lose their license?

May 29th, 2008

Posted on 08:26PM (EDT) on 2008-05-27 on Revolution Health

Thanks to KevinMD who flagged this interesting journal article:  Characteristics Associated With Physician Discipline.

Can you guess which physicians are most likely to undergo disciplinary action (license revocation, practice suspension, probation, and public reprimand)?

  • Males
  • Older physicians
  • Those who trained at medical schools outside the US
  • Physicians who are not board-certified

Score one for the lady docs. Woo hoo!

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