Administrative Law Topics: Sexual Misconduct

Acupuncture Board Closes Investigation of Patient Sex Complaint

The California Board of Acupunture investigated our client because of a complaint that the Acupuncturist had sexual relations with a patient. California law prohibits acupuncturists, physicians (doctors), dentists, chiropractors, psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, nurses and other health care professionals from having sexual relations with patients.  (California Business and Professions Code Section 726.) 

Avoiding Sexual Misconduct for California Doctors

Stephen M. Boreman appears in the October 4, 2012 issue of Neurology Today speaking on the subject of sexual misconduct and physicians. He provides expert advice on navigating physician-patient relationships safely. Steve was interviewed by Dr.