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Thank you for reaching out with this question. This area is often specialty-specific and each complaint is evaluated on the unique and individual circumstances. Please review OAR 847-010-0073(3)(b)(F), the American Medical Association Code of Medical Ethics Opinion 9.1.1, Romantic or Sexual Relationships With Patients, and relevant specialty ethical codes such as the American Psychiatric Association’s Principles of Medical Ethics.
Elizabeth Ross (she/her)
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Oregon Medical Board
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