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Journal Article
Study

Pediatric trainees' speaking up about unprofessional behavior and traditional patient safety threats.

Kesselheim JC, Shelburne JT, Bell SK, et al. Acad Pediatr. 2020;Epub Jul 17.

This article reports findings from a survey of pediatric trainees at two large children’s hospitals on attitudes and behaviors in regard to speaking up about traditional safety threats and unprofessional behavior. While trainees more commonly observed unprofessional behavior than safety threats, they are less likely to speak up when presented with unprofessional behavior.