MEDICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES

MEDICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES 03-17-11

The following guidelines shall govern the practice of medicine in Michigan State University programs and facilities:

  1. Medical practice, procedures and care shall conform to state and federal statutes and judicial rulings.
  2. Medical practice, procedures and care shall conform to the highest standard of medical ethics established for the profession.
  3. All physicians employed by the University shall be free to use their best professional judgment in the treatment of patients in conformity with both legal and (medical) ethical standards.
  4. In all cases the confidentiality of the physician-patient relationship shall be honored.
  5. Medical practice, procedures and care extended by Michigan State University shall necessarily be limited to those services which can be performed within available financial resources and facilities.

Enacted: 8/22/73