Monthly Archives: February 2018

The “Hidden Curriculum” Strikes Again

Hidden Curriculum: Authors of this small but concerning qualitative study interviewed 15 surgical residents at one program in Canada regarding “impression management” – how individuals strive to actively manage their external image.  These trainees “described being immersed in an environment where … Continue reading

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Trainee Physicians Demonstrate Similar Rates Of Disrespectful Behavior As Faculty In The Same Specialty

Behavior: Authors analyzed 359 validated complaints of disrespectful behavior by physicians at one academic medical center over a 4-year time period.  The most common locations for disrespectful behavior events were the operating room (for faculty) and inpatient units (for trainees).  Independent predictors … Continue reading

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