All that is necessary for the triumph of evil...
... is for good men to do nothing.
Retaliation Against Sharon Siegel, M.D.
Horty & Springer - Medical Staff Leader - December 2002 Excerpts Read Article
California Medical Asoociation's (CMA) Perspective Read More
Amicus brief filed in support of Sharon Siegel, MD by CMA
Neither law nor public policy tolerates:
retaliation against physicians who advocate for appropriate medical care for their patients and protest policies which undermine quality health care
any termination of the physician/patient relationship for an improper reason.
The physician-patient relationship, and the advocacy role of physicians are critically important to the provision of high quality medical care and to the health and safety of the public. Espceially in the current economic environment, which may not give appropriate weight to the importance of the physician/patient relationship, the laws protecting the practice of medicine must be interpreted as the Legislature intended.