‘If you can’t make it, you’re not tough enough to do medicine’: a qualitative study of Sydney-based medical students’ experiences of bullying and harassment in clinical settings

Abstract Background Media exposés and academic literature reveal high rates of bullying and harassment of medical students, most commonly by consultant physicians and/or surgeons. Recent reports reveal the medical profession to be characterised by hierarchy, with verbal abuse a ‘rite of passage’, as...

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Main Authors: Laura Colenbrander, Louise Causer, Bridget Haire
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-03-01
Series:BMC Medical Education
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12909-020-02001-y