Formerly as students, you could pretty much get away with texting anything you wanted on your smartphone or computer. Unless you bullied your colleagues or significantly abused the technology, the consequences remained minimal. On the other hand, an “insignificant” text from a medical profession, including a medical student, radiology trainee, or radiologist, can lead to dire […]
Often times radiologists deliberately take advantage of the opportunity to do legal consultation work for a fee. These services include expert witness work and legal brief consultations. Some of these radiologists are derided by their colleagues. Other physicians call this “selling out” to the lawyers. But is it really? Today I am going to discuss why […]
The Presidential Executive Order And Foreign National Radiology Residents- Will Life Ever Be The Same?
In a medical resident’s life, he or she is so busy that politics rarely influences day to day work and living circumstances in the United States. But, this is no ordinary year and we are not in ordinary times. A new presidential executive order has been issued. No longer can residents from the following countries: Iran, Iraq, […]
As radiology medical school applicants, radiology residents, and full-fledged radiologists, we all dread the possibility of a lawsuit when we begin to practice radiology. Very rarely discussed, however, is the possibility of being sued during radiology residency. The good news: it is very unusual! One article stated that there were only 15 legal cases and […]
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