27th July 2018, Volume 131 Number 1479

Steven Kelly

In 1982, Henry Silver published a paper that for the first time suggested a “medical student abuse syndrome”.1 It was noted that when medical students first started medical school they…

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Author Information

Steven Kelly, General Surgeon, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch.

Correspondence

Steven Kelly, General Surgeon, Christchurch Hospital, Riccarton Ave, Christchurch 4710.

Correspondence Email

steven.kelly@cdhb.health.nz

Competing Interests

Nil.

References

  1. Silver H. Medical students and Medical school. Jama 1982; 247:309–310.
  2. Sheehan KH, Sheehan DV, White K, et al. A pilot study of medical student abuse: Student perceptions of mistreatment and misconduct in medical students. JAMA 1990; 263:533–537.
  3. Blakey AG, Anderson L, Smith-Han K, Wilkinson T, Collins E, Berryman E. Time to stop making things worse: an imperative focus for healthcare student bullying research. N Z Med J 2018; 131(1479):81–85. 
  4. Workplace bullying: We just want it to stop. www.aphref.aph.gov.au_house_committee_ee_bullying_report_fullreport.pdf
  5. Dame Margaret Bazley. Independent review of Russell McVeagh. www.russellmcveagh.com/getmedia
  6. Sharpiro J. Confronting unprofessional behaviour in medicine. BMJ 2018; 360:1025

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