Journal article

Acknowledging medical students' reports of intimidation and humiliation by their teachers in hospitals

Jenny Barrett, Karen M Scott

JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH | WILEY | Published : 2018

Abstract

AIM: The continuing existence of 'teaching by humiliation' of medical students and junior doctors in Australia has recently been highlighted in a number of research publications and media reports. This study investigates medical students' experiences of being intimidated or humiliated during their clinical rotations in Australian hospitals in paediatrics and adult medicine. METHODS: From factors identified in earlier research, a two-page survey was developed for administration at two Australian medical schools. Administered in Semester 2 of 2014, students were invited to add their own free-text comments at the conclusion of 17 closed questions. Using thematic analysis of the qualitative data..

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