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Addressing the elephant in the room: a shame resilience seminar for medical students.

Bynum WE, Adams A, Edelman CE, et al. Addressing the Elephant in the Room: A Shame Resilience Seminar for Medical Students. Acad Med. 2019;94(8):1132-1136. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002646.

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August 28, 2019
Bynum WE, Adams A, Edelman CE, et al. Acad Med. 2019;94(8):1132-1136.

This commentary discusses an educational initiative to help medical students manage their response to shame. The program sought to help students understand the difference between shame and guilt, enhance recognition of shame, improve ability to recover from a shame reaction, and increase willingness to reach out when feeling shame.

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Bynum WE, Adams A, Edelman CE, et al. Addressing the Elephant in the Room: A Shame Resilience Seminar for Medical Students. Acad Med. 2019;94(8):1132-1136. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002646.

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