Am Fam Physician. Case Scenario A 44-year-old woman who was new to my clinic presented for a routine annual checkup with breast and pelvic examinations. As usual, I performed the examination with my female medical assistant present. His girlfriend, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour some time ago, had recently died. During lunch, she told Simon that she had just ended a relationship and joined a dating service. Quit the dating agency, Simon told her, and go out with me instead.
Dating in a healthcare workplace Article by. Karen Keast Last Updated. 09-05-2017 Photo. Dating in a healthcare workplace What are the risks of a romance in a hospital, practice or clinic setting? In reality, while romances in healthcare settings are common albeit often without all the intense melodrama you see on TV, there can be professional and legal ramifications from workplace dating for both health practitioners and their employers.
Female medical residents and physicians endure bias and a larger burden with home duties. They also face a greater risk of depression.