Self-reported Sexual Harassment and Subsequent Reporting Among Internal Medicine Residency Trainees in the US | Medical Education and Training | JAMA Internal Medicine | JAMA Network

Self-reported Sexual Harassment and Subsequent Reporting Among Internal Medicine Residency Trainees in the US by Elizabeth M. Viglianti, MD, MPH, MSc (JAMA Network)

This study uses survey data to describe the types of sexual harassment experienced by internal medicine residents, their knowledge of reporting mechanisms, their reporting intentions and actions, and satisfaction with reporting outcomes.

Sexual harassment of medical trainees is associated with burnout, isolation, and attrition in the physician workforce.1-5 Nearly half of internal medicine residents report mistreatment, predominantly from patients and families.6 This study aimed to measure the types of sexual harassment experienced by internal medicine residents, knowledge of reporting mechanisms, reporting intentions and actions, and satisfaction with reporting outcomes.

Source: Self-reported Sexual Harassment and Subsequent Reporting Among Internal Medicine Residency Trainees in the US | Medical Education and Training | JAMA Internal Medicine | JAMA Network

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