Dialogue Volume 13 Issue 2 2017 - Page 68

discipline summaries in sexual abuse of a patient was not proven. The single clinic treatment was incidental care in the context of Dr. Rai’s intimate relationship with Ms. A, and also did not create a doctor-patient rela- tionship. It occurred on only a single occasion and Ms. A did not have a family doctor. The evidence was that Ms. A discussed with Dr. Rai ahead of time the fact that she wanted to have a Pap test. Ms. A told him she would feel comfortable seeing him for the pelvic examination. Dr. Rai also ordered blood work for fatigue. It was not an emergency. It was ill-advised of Dr. Rai to treat Ms. A on this occasion at her request. When a physician treats someone with whom they have a family relationship, there is a risk that the relationship will affect the doctor’s ability to provide quality care. Therefore, Dr. Rai was found to have engaged in disgraceful, dis- honourable or unprofessional conduct with respect to treating Ms. A at this clinic visit. Reasons for Penalty While there was no convincing evidence that routine care was repeated and Dr. Rai was relatively new to practice in Ontario at the time, the Committee noted that he was not absolved of his responsibility with regard to treating family members. The College’s policy, Treating Self and Family Members, states that physici …ΉΜΝ‘½Υ±Ή½ΠΡΙ•…Π)Ρ‘•΅Ν•±Ω•Μ½Θ™…΅₯±δ΅•΅‰•Ί•α•ΑЁ™½Θ΅₯Ή½Θ½Έ΄)‘₯Ρ₯½ΉΜ½Θ₯Έ…Έ•΅•Ι•ΉδΝ₯ΡΥ…Ρ₯½Έ°…Ή½Ή±δέ‘•Έ)…Ή½Ρ‘•Θ‘•…±Ρ ΑΙ½™•ΝΝ₯½Ή…°₯́Ή½Π…Ω…₯±…‰±”ΈΘΈI…§ŠeΜ)±₯Ή₯…°…Ι”½˜‘₯́Α…ΙΡΉ•Θ₯ΈΙ•±…Ρ₯½ΈΡΌΡ‘”±₯Ή₯Œ)Ω₯Ν₯Ё‘•ΝΙ₯‰•…‰½Ω”‘₯Ή½Π™₯Ё₯ΉΡΌΡ‘₯́…Ρ•½Ι䁽˜)…Ι”ΈQ‘” ½΅΅₯ΡΡ•”½΅΅•ΉΡ•Ρ‘…ЁΘΈI…€½Υ±)•…Ν₯±δ‘…Ω”‘…„½±±•…Υ”Ρ…­”…Ι”½˜‘₯́Α…ΙΡΉ•ΛŠeΜ)Ή••‘Μ°…ΉΡ‘…ΠƒŠqέ‘•Έ„‘½Ρ½ΘΡΙ•…Ρ́„™…΅₯±δ΅•΄΄)‰•Θ°½Ρ‘•Θ₯ΝΝՕ́΅…䁍±½Υ©Υ‘΅•ΉΠ»Št) ½ΥΉΝ•°™½ΘΡ‘” ½±±•”…Ή½ΥΉΝ•°™½ΘΡ‘”΅•΄΄)‰•Θ΅…‘”„©½₯ΉΠΝΥ‰΅₯ΝΝ₯½Έ…́Ѽ…Έ…ΑΑΙ½ΑΙ₯…Ρ”)Α•Ή…±Ρ䁅Ή„½ΝΡ́½Ι‘•ΘΈQ‘”ΑΙ½Α½Ν•½Ι‘•Θ₯Έ΄)±Υ‘•Ρ•Ι΅ΜΙ•ΕΥ₯Ι₯ΉœΘΈI…€ΡΌ‰”Ι•ΑΙ₯΅…Ή‘•°)Ρ‘…Ё‘₯́•ΙΡ₯™₯…Ρ”½˜Ι•₯ΝΡΙ…Ρ₯½Έ‰”ΝΥΝΑ•Ή‘•™½Θ„)Α•Ι₯½½˜ΡέΌ΅½ΉΡ‘Μ°Ρ‘…Ё‘”Α…ΙΡ₯₯Α…Ρ”₯ΈΡ‘”Ή•αΠ)…Ω…₯±…‰±”½ΥΙΝ”½ΈƒŠqUΉ‘•ΙΝΡ…Ή‘₯Ήœ ½ΥΉ‘…Ι₯•Μ…Ή)5…Ή…₯ΉœΡ‘”I₯ͭ́%Ή‘•Ι•ΉΠ₯ΈΡ‘”½Ρ½Θ΅A…Ρ₯•ΉΠ)I•±…Ρ₯½ΉΝ‘₯ΐ³Št…ΉΡ‘…Ё‘”Α…䁍½ΝΡ́½˜Ρ‘”ΑΙ½••΄)₯Ήœ₯ΈΡ‘”…΅½ΥΉΠ½˜€Π°ΠΨΐΈQ‘” ½΅΅₯ΡΡ•”½ΉΝ₯΄(Ψΰ)₯…±½Υ”%ΝΝΥ”€Θ°€ΘΐΔά)•Ι•…Ή…•ΑΡ•Ρ‘”©½₯ΉΠΝΥ‰΅₯ΝΝ₯½ΈΙ•…Ι‘₯Ήœ)Α•Ή…±ΡδΈ)Q‘” ½΅΅₯ΡΡ•”½‰Ν•ΙΩ•Ρ‘…Ёё”Α•Ή…±ΡδΑΙΌ΄)Α½Ν•Ν‘½Υ±…‘‘Ι•Ν́ё”ΑΙ₯Ή₯Α±•Μ½˜ΑΙ½Ρ•Ρ₯½Έ)½˜Ρ‘”ΑΥ‰±₯Œ°‘₯Ν…ΑΑΙ½Ω…°…Ή‘•ΉΥΉ₯…Ρ₯½Έ½˜Ρ‘”)έΙ½Ή™Υ°½Ή‘Սа΅…₯ΉΡ•Ή…Ή”½˜ΑΥ‰±₯Œ½Ή™₯‘•Ή”)₯ΈΡ‘”₯ΉΡ•Ι₯Ρ䁅ΉΝ•±˜΅Ι•Υ±…Ρ₯Ήœ…Α…₯Ρ䁽˜Ρ‘”)ΑΙ½™•ΝΝ₯½Έ°ΝΑ•₯™₯Œ…Ή•Ή•Ι…°‘•Ρ•ΙΙ•Ή”°…ΉΡ‘”)Ι•‘…‰₯±₯Ρ…Ρ₯Ω”Ή••‘́½˜Ρ‘”΅•΅‰•Θ°₯˜…ΑΑ±₯…‰±”ΈQ‘”) ½΅΅₯ΡΡ•”…•ΑΡ•Ρ‘”©½₯ΉΠΝΥ‰΅₯ΝΝ₯½Έ½ΈΑ•Ή…±Ρδ)Ν₯Ή”₯Ё݅́‘•Ρ•Ι΅₯Ή•ΡΌ‰”Ι•…Ν½Ή…‰±”°™…₯Θ°…Ή)ΡΌ™Υ±™₯°Ρ‘•Ν”ΑΙ₯Ή₯Α±•ΜΈQ‘”ΑΙ½Α½Ν•½ΝЁ…݅ɐ)……₯ΉΝЁΘΈI…€έ…́…±ΝΌ™½ΥΉΡΌ‰”…ΑΑΙ½ΑΙ₯…Ρ”Έ)Q‘” ½΅΅₯ΡΡ•”½΅΅•ΉΡ•Ρ‘…ЁΘΈI…§Šé½Έ΄)‘ՍЁ݅́Ή½Π…•ΑΡ…‰±”…Ή‰Ι½Υ‘Ёё”ΑΙ…Ρ₯”½˜)΅•‘₯₯Ή”₯ΉΡΌ‘₯ΝΙ•ΑΥΡ”ΈΝΥΝΑ•ΉΝ₯½Έ½˜ΘΈI…§ŠeΜ)•ΙΡ₯™₯…Ρ”½˜Ι•₯ΝΡΙ…Ρ₯½Έέ½Υ±ΑΙ½Ρ•ΠΡ‘”ΑΥ‰±₯Œ)…ΉΑΙ½Ω₯‘”ΝΑ•₯™₯Œ‘•Ρ•ΙΙ•Ή”ΡΌΡ‘”΅•΅‰•ΘΈQ‘”)•Ή•Ι…°΅•΅‰•ΙΝ‘₯ΐ½˜Ρ‘” ½±±•”έ½Υ±…±ΝΌ‰”)Ι•΅₯Ή‘•Ρ‘…ЁΑΙ½Ω₯‘₯Ήœ…Ι”ΡΌ™…΅₯±δ΅•΅‰•Ί₯Μ)Ή½Π…•ΑΡ…‰±”°•α•ΑЁ₯Έ•α•ΑΡ₯½Ή…°₯ɍաΝΡ…Ή•ΜΈ)Ι•ΑΙ₯΅…Ήέ½Υ±Ν•ΙΩ”ΡΌ‘•ΉΥΉ₯…Ρ”Ρ‘”½Ή‘ՍΠ)½Έ‰•‘…±˜½˜…±°½˜Ρ‘”ΑΙ½™•ΝΝ₯½ΈΈ5…₯ΉΡ•Ή…Ή”½˜Ρ‘”)ΑΥ‰±₯Šé½Ή™₯‘•Ή”₯ΈΡ‘” ½±±•—Šé…‰₯±₯ΡδΡΌΙ•Υ±…Ρ”)₯ΡΝ•±˜έ½Υ±‰”Ν•ΙΩ•‰δΡ‘”Ρ½Ρ…±₯Ρ䁽˜Ρ‘”Α•Ή…±Ρ丁%Π)έ½Υ±Ν•ΙΩ”ΡΌΙ•‘…‰₯±₯Ρ…Ρ”ΘΈI…€Έ%Ёݽձ™ΥΙΡ‘•Θ)•ΉΝΥΙ”Ρ‘…Ё‘”±•…ɹ́ё…Ё‘₯́…Ρ₯½ΉΜέ•Ι”½ΥΡΝ₯‘”)½˜Ρ‘½Ν”½ΉΝ₯‘•Ι•ΑΙ½™•ΝΝ₯½Ή…°…Ή…•ΑΡ…‰±”ΈQ‘”)‰½ΥΉ‘…Ι₯•Μ½ΥΙΝ”έ½Υ±Ρ•… ‘₯΄‘½άΡΌ…ΑΑΙ½… )Ρ‘”…Ι”½˜™…΅₯±δ΅•΅‰•ΙΜΈ)%ΈΝΥ΅΅…Ι䰁ё”₯͍₯Α±₯Ή” ½΅΅₯ΡΡ•”½Ι‘•Ι•)Ρ‘…ЁΘΈI…§Šé•ΙΡ₯™₯…Ρ”½˜Ι•₯ΝΡΙ…Ρ₯½Έ‰”ΝΥΝΑ•Ή‘•)™½ΘΡέΌ΅½ΉΡ‘Μ°Ρ‘…Ё‘”‰”Ι•ΑΙ₯΅…Ή‘•°…ΉΡ‘…Ё‘”)Α…ΙΡ₯₯Α…Ρ”₯Έ„ ½ΥΉ‘…Ι₯•Μ ½ΥΙΝ”ΈQ‘” ½΅΅₯ΡΡ•”)…±ΝΌ½Ι‘•Ι•ΘΈI…€ΡΌΑ…δΡ‘” ½±±•”₯Ρ́½ΝΡ́½˜)Ρ‘₯́ΑΙ½••‘₯Ήœ₯ΈΡ‘”…΅½ΥΉΠ½˜€Π°ΠΨΐΈ)Ёё”½Ή±ΥΝ₯½Έ½˜Ρ‘”‘•…Ι₯Ήœ°ΘΈI…€έ…₯Ω•‘₯Μ)Ι₯‘ЁѼ…Έ…ΑΑ•…°…ΉΡ‘” ½΅΅₯ΡΡ•”…‘΅₯Ή₯ΝΡ•Ι•Ρ‘”)ΑΥ‰±₯ŒΙ•ΑΙ₯΅…ΉΈ)=Ι‘•Θ)½Θ½΅Α±•Ρ”‘•Ρ…₯±Μ½˜Ρ‘”=Ι‘•Θ°Α±•…Ν”Ν•”Ρ‘”)™Υ±°‘•₯Ν₯½Έ…ЁέέάΉΑΝΌΉ½ΈΉ„ΈM•±•Π½Ρ½Θ)M•…ɍ …Ή•ΉΡ•ΘΡ‘”½Ρ½ΛŠé9…΅”