Improve the health of the people of Wisconsin by supporting and strengthening physicians' ability to practice high-quality patient care in a changing environment.

Policy Compendium

Policy Compendium Home

View Ethical/Judicial Policies

ETH-030: Criminalization of Medicine

Criminalization of Medicine: The Wisconsin Medical Society believes that negligent conduct by health care professionals during the performance of their duties should not be prosecuted as a crime, but rather should be addressed as appropriate by the institution, by a professional disciplinary body or by the civil justice system. (BOD, 0618)