Tag Archives: Mistreatment

Mistreatment And Distress Among Residents

Mistreatment: This survey study is required reading for residency program directors.  The authors utilized the US in-training examination to survey 7409 surgical residents (>99% of those eligible) regarding various types of mistreatment, burnout, and suicidal thoughts.  The most common types of … Continue reading

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More on Learner Mistreatment

 Lots of groups are addressing the issue of learner mistreatment.  Mavis et al discuss longitudinal data from the AAMC’s Graduation Questionnaire.  Over the years, the percentage of medical students reporting mistreatment has remained stubbornly high, with attendings, residents, nurses, and other … Continue reading

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Student Mistreatment is Partly in the Eye of the Beholder

In this interesting focus group study, 41 senior medical students from McGill were asked to comment on suboptimal learning experiences and mistreatment.  Ninety percent reported any mistreatment during medical school; about half of the incidents had been officially reported by … Continue reading

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Eradicating Medical Student Mistreatment: A Longitudinal Study of One Institution’s Efforts

Regarding an issue which has been pointed out at our institution, the David Geffen (UCLA) Medical School started a committee to reduce medical student mistreatment in 1995.  Reports of mistreatment have declined somewhat but remained at fairly high levels, particularly … Continue reading

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