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April 9, 2008

Regulating Physician Expert Witness Testimony

JAMA. 2008;299(14):1667-1668. doi:10.1001/jama.299.14.1667-a

To the Editor: In their Commentary on the role of professional organizations in regulating physician expert witness testimony, Drs Kesselheim and Studdert1 assert that the antipathy of professional organizations toward malpractice litigation creates a conflict of interest in regard to expert witness testimony review that cannot be mitigated by procedural safeguards. We disagree.