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02/05/2018

Larry Nassar and Medicine’s Duty of Self-Regulation

by Tyler S. Gibb, JD, PhD

Many news organizations have documented the horrific details of the crimes Larry Nassar, the disgraced former MSU and USGA gymnastic physician, committed against women and children over the course of his career (see, e.g., Indianapolis Star, Detroit Free Press, the New York Times, ESPN, and many more). I will not recount his crimes here but instead will focus on how he was permitted regular, unsupervised, intimate contact with so many victims, some children as young as 6 years old, even after victims complained about his actions.

‚ĶBecause he was a physician.…

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