I think there is a lesson all of us as fitness professionals can take from this case. Money should not buy anything. I feel in the case with Dr. Murray he “sold his soul” so to speak because he was making so much money. We simply cannot afford to lower our ethical obligations for a price! In the end it may cost more than we can imagine!
Absolutely! We all have standards of practice and should not deviate from them regardless of money or fame.
Once his deviations from standard practice were revealed in open court, based on his own report, I knew it was over for him.
He got caught up and forgot what he swore an oath to do. Let this be a lesson to us all!
I think alot can be taken from this case. First of all he swore an oath as a doctor to do no harm and I think that he failed on that one VERY important point. Also his actions speak louder than words. We should learn that if we are not trained to do “X” we should not do it!! If a cleint comes to us and what us to do “X” we should have the intergity to say that is not within my area of expertise.
But we should be wise to know what we can and can not do!!!!