“How do you know when a dual relationship is on a dangerous slippery slope? I think the best safeguard against the danger is to abide by 2 principles: "the patient comes first," and "first, do no harm." Great read on dual relationship btw physician and pt.
“Friendship may in fact be something that patients need from physicians and can be a positive professional attribute. The risk inherent in dual relationships, however, is that objectivity can become blurred by emotions or extraneous concerns..” #GreatReads
@jake_griner @MKIttlesonMD You're at a good point in your career to read deeply about this. You may have already started receiving queries from friends and family on medical topics, and compartmentalizing can be challenging. Lots of good literature on this