8 CRR-NY 29.4NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 8. EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER I. RULES OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS
PART 29. UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
8 CRR-NY 29.4
8 CRR-NY 29.4
29.4 Special provisions for the profession of medicine.
(a) Unprofessional conduct in the practice of medicine shall include all conduct prohibited by sections 29.1 and 29.2 of this Part except as provided in this section, and shall also include the following:
(1) knowingly or willfully performing a complete or partial autopsy on a deceased person without lawful authority;
(2) failing to comply with a signed agreement to practice medicine in New York State in an area designated by the Commissioner of Education as having a shortage of physicians or refusing to repay medical education costs in lieu of such required service, or failing to comply with any provision of a written agreement with the State or any municipality within which the licensee has agreed to provide medical service, or refusing to repay funds in lieu of such service as consideration of awards made by the State or any municipality thereof for his or her professional education in medicine, or failing to comply with any agreement entered into to aid his or her medical education;
(3) a physician who prescribes or dispenses lenses or frames for the correction of vision shall be subject to the provisions of sections 29.8 and 29.9 of this Part relating to unprofessional conduct in optometry and/or ophthalmic dispensing;
(4) in the conduct of psychological research, failing to undertake reasonable efforts to remove the possible harmful aftereffects of emotional stress as soon as the design of the research permits, or failing to inform prospective research subjects or their authorized representatives fully of the danger of serious aftereffects, if such danger exists, before they are utilized as research subjects;
(5) in the interpretation of the provisions of section 29.1(b)(5) of this Part and in the treatment of sexual dysfunction as well as in other areas of the practice of psychiatry:
(i) immoral conduct shall include any physical contact of a sexual nature between physician and patient; but immoral conduct shall not include the use of films and/or other audiovisual aids with individuals or groups in the development of appropriate responses to overcome sexual dysfunction;
(ii) in therapy groups, immoral conduct shall include activities which promote explicit physical sexual contact between group members during sessions.
8 CRR-NY 29.4
Current through March 15, 2021
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