N Engl J Med 2020 02;382(6):582-583
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
JAMA Netw Open 2021 Sep 1;4(9):e2123412. Epub 2021 Sep 1.
Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, Department of Surgery, Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.
Importance: Labor unions are purported to improve working conditions; however, little evidence exists regarding the effect of resident physician unions.Objective: To evaluate the association of resident unions with well-being, educational environment, salary, and benefits among surgical residents in the US.Design, Setting, And Participants: This national cross-sectional survey study was based on a survey administered in January 2019 after the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE). Read More
JAMA Netw Open 2021 Aug 2;4(8):e2119110. Epub 2021 Aug 2.
Division of Community Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Importance: Previous studies have shown that medical student mistreatment and burnout are common. However, few longitudinal data exist to describe how mistreatment and other learning environment experiences are associated with subsequent burnout and other student characteristics.Objective: To examine the association between mistreatment and perceptions of the learning environment with subsequent burnout, empathy, and career regret among US medical students. Read More
Am J Surg 2021 Jul 22. Epub 2021 Jul 22.
Department of Surgery, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.
Introduction: Surgery residents have high burnout rates and mistreatment occurs during training. We hypothesized that residents who reported mistreatment would be more likely to experience burnout.Methods: A multi-institutional observational study asked residents to complete the Maslach Burnout Inventory and to rate how often they experienced mistreatment. Read More
JAMA Surg 2021 Jul 28. Epub 2021 Jul 28.
Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.
Importance: Mistreatment is a common experience among surgical residents and is associated with burnout. Women have been found to experience mistreatment at higher rates than men. Further characterization of surgical residents' experiences with gender discrimination and sexual harassment may inform solutions. Read More