The culture of bullying — widespread across the medical field — has been linked to poorer patient outcomes. So why can't physicians stop bullying in its tracks?
Most people do not believe that professionals including health care providers should be allowed to refuse to provide services based on their conscience or beliefs.
A report compared self-reported occupation, personal income, hours worked outside the home, and graduate education status between spouses of male vs female physicians.
One physician shares his insights on the need for a databank that would include names of medical providers who have publicly expressed opinions indicating biases about certain populations.
Widespread discrimination in healthcare has taken many forms, and violates the most fundamental of human rights. WHO established a goal "to ensure that none is left behind and to read the furthest behind first."
Inherent biases cannot be completely eliminated as they are historic trends that continue to prevail.
The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act has not improved workplace discrimination towards patients with chronic illnesses .
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