medical student abuse

A common practice, in which medical students are psychologically ‘abused’ by superiors—interns, residents, fellows, attending physicians—who badger, belittle and have them perform menial, degrading tasks

medical student abuse

A common practice, in which medical students are psychologically 'abused' by superiors—interns, residents, fellows, attending physicians who badger, belittle and have them perform menial, degrading tasks. See Pimping, Scut work.
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Medical student abuse: incidence, severity, and significance.
[5.] Silver HK, Glicken AD: Medical student abuse. Incidence, severity, and significance.
Medical student abuse during clinical clerkships in Japan.
Medical student abuse: an international phenomenon.
Forensic aspects of medical student abuse: a Canadian perspective.
Mental health consequences and correlates of reported medical student abuse. JAMA.
Since published documentation is limited to a few technical scholarly sources, the public is mostly unaware of medical student abuse. Like sexual assault, it is a secret topic, rarely publicized by its victims, with the result that its actual magnitude is hard to evaluate.
This is the most serious form of medical student abuse because it interferes with the acquisition of the professional expertise that patients expect in physicians.
However, according to my experience, neither federal civil rights authorities nor physicians' associations, such as the American Medical Association, take much interest in medical student abuse. During my medical school career, I contacted both the U.S.
Richman JA, Flaherty JA, Rospenda KM, Christensen ML.Mental health consequences and correlates of reported medical student abuse. JAMA.

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