Author Archives: jwboyd
Doctors Who Use Weed Off-Duty Are Getting Their Licenses Suspended Even in states where cannabis is legal
Awesome piece at Vice news by Ankita Rao here. It is appalling that any entity would refer a physician to a state physician health program for an evaluation–that can cost $6000, and that’s before physicians are told to stay for 30 … Continue reading
Lisa Moses, Monica Malowney and I published this study last Monday. It was covered by the Globe and by WBUR and NPR.
See the story is reported by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue, and you can find it here.
My latest piece with co-author and Georgetown law student Nick Lawson is here. All credit for this piece is due to Nick who conceived of the idea and ran with it. Physician health programs (PHPs) are unknown to most physicians … Continue reading
ABC news story is here: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/immigrants-cost-healthcare-system-us-born-americans-study/story?id=57128979
See the whole piece here: http://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2018/08/08/immigrants-health-care-cost
The unethical treatment not only affects these kids, but it could have lasting impacts on people of color seeking mental health treatment. See the whole article here:
Nicholas Lawson, fellow physician and incoming Georgetown Law student, and I penned this letter in General Hospital Psychiatry Lawson Boyd Letter Gen Hosp Psych on PHPs which makes clear the myriad reasons why the success and satisfaction rates that Physician Health … Continue reading
New York Times letter about Jeff Sessions and Asylum–What Sessions Did 2 Days Ago is Beyond Abhorent
Here it is: To the Editor: Re “Sessions Shrinks Paths to Asylum” (front page, June 12): The ruling that Attorney General Jeff Sessions handed down saying that fleeing domestic or gang violence isn’t reason enough to qualify someone to receive … Continue reading