Tyranny of Medical boards

Posted by $ kddr22 1 month, 2 weeks ago to Science
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The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), which supports its member state medical licensing boards, has recently issued a statement saying that providing misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine contradicts physicians’ ethical and professional responsibilities, and therefore may subject a physician to disciplinary actions, including suspension or revocation of their medical license. We at the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), and the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) support FSMB’s position. We also want all physicians certified by our Boards to know that such unethical or unprofessional conduct may prompt their respective Board to take action that could put their certification at risk.

Expertise matters, and board-certified physicians have demonstrated that they have stayed current in their field. Spreading misinformation or falsehoods to the public during a time of a public health emergency goes against everything our Boards and our community of board-certified physicians stand for. The evidence that we have safe, effective and widely available vaccines against COVID-19 is overwhelming. We are particularly concerned about physicians who use their authority to denigrate vaccination at a time when vaccines continue to demonstrate excellent effectiveness against severe illness, hospitalization and death.

We all look to board-certified physicians to provide outstanding care and guidance; providing misinformation about a lethal disease is unethical, unprofessional and dangerous. In times of medical emergency, the community of expert physicians committed to science and evidence collectively shares a responsibility for giving the public the most accurate and timely health information available, so they can make decisions that work best for themselves and their families.

Warren Newton, MD, MPH

President and CEO

American Board of Family Medicine

Richard J. Baron, MD

President and CEO

American Board of Internal Medicine

David G. Nichols, MD, MBA

President and CEO

American Board of Pediatrics

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  • Posted by freedomforall 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    The doctors must have their lawyers properly define "misinformation" and point that weapon at the real target.
    The "misinformation" is being promulgated by the corrupt licensing boards and the fedgov agents of the plandemic.
    Time to prosecute those who stole the election and all the corrupt fedgov agents who "just followed orders."
    Treason is a capital crime. Dig a big pit in the 'national mall' and bury them all.
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  • Posted by $ Dobrien 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    FUQ them and their threats. I would go to any physician certified by those sheeple or not if they have my best interest in mind.
    It seems to me that if everyone just follows what the crowd thinks is right there would be zero innovation and we would still be letting blood for a
    Migraine headache. No wonder malpractice insurance is so high.
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  • Posted by $ 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    This was also sent by the American Academy of Pediatrics as well
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    • Posted by $ Abaco 1 month, 2 weeks ago
      I know a pediatrician who was a fellow at the AAP. About 14 years ago he resigned with a public letter that was published in at least one medical journal where he added the amount of mercury in the CDC childhood vaccine schedule...showing that we well exceeded the EPA MCL levels for the substance. He was so disgusted with the AAP's unwillingness to recognize and correct this problem that he resigned while doing the math for them. The AAP can kiss my f*&king ass...Bunch of god damned Nazis...
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  • Posted by j_IR1776wg 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    Dr. Hendricks
    “I quit when medicine was placed under State control some years ago. Do you know what it takes to perform a brain operation? Do you know the kind of skill it demands, and the years of passionate, merciless, excruciating devotion that go to acquire that skill? That was what I would not place at the disposal of men whose sole qualification to rule me was their capacity to spout the fraudulent generalities that got them elected to the privilege of enforcing their wishes at the point of a gun.

    I would not let them dictate the purpose for which my years of study had been spent, or the conditions of my work, or my choice of patients, or the amount of my reward. I observed that in all the discussions that preceded the enslavement of medicine, men discussed everything except the desires of the doctors.

    Men only considered the “welfare” of the patients with no thought for those who were to provide it. That a doctor should have any right, desire or choice in the matter was regarded as irrelevant selfishness, his is not to choose, they said, only “to serve.”

    That a man who’s willing to work under compulsion is too dangerous a brute to entrust with a job in the stockyards — never occurred to those who proposed to help the sick by making life impossible for the healthy. I have often wondered at the smugness with which people assert their right to enslave me, to control my work, to force my will, to violate my conscience, to stifle my mind — yet what is it they expect to depend on, when they lie on an operating table under my hands? Their moral code has taught them to believe that it is safe to rely on the virtue of their victims. Well that is the virtue I have withdrawn. Let them discover the kind of doctors that their system will now produce. Let them discover in their operating rooms and hospital wards that is it not safe to place their lives in the hands of a man whose life they have throttled. It is not safe, if he is the sort of man who resents it — and still less safe if he is the sort who doesn’t.”

    — Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand…p. 740-743.

    How long before America's medical system looks like that of Cuba or Venezuela?
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