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A Doctor Transitions


Kate Thomas:

Doc tells patients: Soon I’ll be a she
By Dave Wedge
Boston Herald
Friday, June 16, 2006

--- Quote ---    “After almost 18 years of practicing medicine in Davis Square, I am looking forward to many more years as your family physician. There will be only one major change that will occur in July - I will begin practicing medicine as a woman,” Dr. Roy Berkowitz-Shelton wrote in a letter to patients.

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That was my worst fear when I transitioned on the job, that the papers would get hold of it "Local Lawyer Transitions". That poor doctor.

And why on earth did they have to add the line that transition violates no ethical rules? Of course it doesn't.


Kate Thomas:
I  must admit that i had not thought of the article from that point of view. the supportive reaction by patents and family was what struck my interest. the ethics comment  is a bit off the wall but it does tell  that the author researched the subject.

Kate Alice


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