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Can MCI intervene between a dispute between a doctor and a medical association?

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Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta    26 November 2017

No the MCI cannot intervene in a dispute between a doctor and a medical association. The MCI has observed in one of its orders MCI 211 2 2011 Ethics The Ethics Committee considered the matter and noted that this is a complaint by one Dr. BKV his main grievance is that IMA which is an association of medical practitioner has taken a decision to expel him from the membership from IMA for exposing Pepsi or Dabur endorsements. This is a dispute between a member and the association. It has nothing to do with violation of Ethics Regulations of MCI. Therefore the complaint of Dr. BKV cannot be entertained as MCI has no jurisdiction in the matter.

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