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disruptive physicianJoe Segen2016-12-26T23:01:47+00:00
A physician who repeatedly causes workplace disruptions and compromises the quality of patient care by confrontational skirmishes with colleagues or subordinates. They may, depending on the circumstances, be dealt with in a variety of ways from a friendly but firm discussion to loss of hospital staff membership and privileges.
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The definition often excludes sexual harassment–a constellation of issues a sui generis and vocal advocacy for better patient management or for the political minority position on a medical staff.
Synonyms Disruptive doctor, disruptive health care provider, misbehaving doctor, misbehaving physician