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State concludes doctor-sex abuse study with brief statement


ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has concluded a year-long review of physician sexual misconduct cases brought to light by an Atlanta newspaper with a plan to educate doctors.

The state's plan focuses on educating doctors, rather than seeking new patient protections as some states have done, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Two-thirds of Georgia physicians disciplined for sexually violating patients were permitted to practice again by the Georgia Composite Medical Board, an investigation by the newspaper revealed. The board announced last year that it would review its handling of those ca...

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