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Research Letter
August 13, 2019

Perceived Bullying Among Internal Medicine Residents

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark
  • 2Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
  • 3Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
JAMA. 2019;322(6):576-578. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.8616

Bullying during medical education can have negative consequences that range from the well-being of the trainees to compromised patient care.1,2 The rates at which medical trainees report bullying has fluctuated widely (10%-48%) in prior studies,2-4 and differs by level of training and country.