Medical economics

Mistreated medical school students are more likely to drop out

A Yale-led study published in JAMA Pediatrics finds that second-year medical students who experience mistreatment and discrimination have a higher likelihood of leaving school in subsequent years. Researchers also noticed ...

Other

Mistreatment is common among LGBTQ surgery residents

U.S. surgical residents who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or other sexual and gender identities (LGBTQ+) reported higher rates of mistreatment in their training programs compared to their non-LGBTQ+ peers, ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

More than one in 10 elderly adults experience mistreatment

(HealthDay)—Elder mistreatment is a common problem, with poor self-reported health tied to increased later risk for mistreatment, according to a study published online Aug. 12 in JAMA Network Open.

Health

Learning environment issues tied to medical school burnout

(HealthDay)—Medical students who experience mistreatment and perceive a less favorable learning environment are more likely to develop higher levels of exhaustion and disengagement, lower levels of empathy, and career regret, ...

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