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…

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Harvey Weinstein found guilty in second sex crimes trial – BBC News

Former Hollywood film mogul Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty by a Los Angeles jury of raping a woman.The two-month trial heard how Weinstein used his influence to lure women into private meetings before attacking them.The 70-year-old Oscar winner is facing up to 24 years in prison when he is sentenced.He is already serving 23…

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At SpaceX, we’re told we can change the world. I couldn’t, however, stop getting sexually harassed.

A few weeks after my start date, a fellow intern approached me in our intern housing and grabbed my butt while I was washing my dishes. I reported the incident to a superior and another colleague, but the matter was never brought to HR. I had to continue living in the residence with this man.Over…

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