The surgical resident and the penis

The story has hit national media – that surgeon’s career is in serious jeopardy. However, TBTAM wonders if the anonymous whistleblower made the more egregious error:

In fact, I’d argue that the “whistle blower” to the media committed an even bigger violation of the patient’s rights than did the resident who snapped the photo. What could have been a private matter between the patient and the Mayo Clinic (and the lawyers for both sides) has now become national news.

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