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When it comes to preventing physicians who are under investigation for sexual misconduct from further infractions, having a chaperone in the room with them is not an effective deterrent, an Australian study has found. As a result, the Medical Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency will no longer use chaperones, and will instead simply suspend suspected doctors or limit their patients by gender.
Full story by Alan Judd via AJC.com