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A piece of my mind. Speak up.

Merrill DG. Speak Up. JAMA. 2017;317(23). doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2022.

June 28, 2017
Merrill DG. JAMA. 2017;317(23).

Team support and respect are key elements of a culture of safety. This commentary highlights how clinicians can experience disrespectful encounters with patients and explains why insufficient awareness and reporting by team members of such incidents can normalize the behavior to diminish the safety of the practice environment.