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Professionalism lapses and adverse childhood experiences: reflections from the island of last resort.

Williams BW. Professionalism Lapses and Adverse Childhood Experiences: Reflections From the Island of Last Resort. Acad Med. 2019;94(8):1081-1083. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002793.

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August 14, 2019
Williams BW. Acad Med. 2019;94(8):1081-1083.

Root causes of failures can exist at the system, equipment, and individual level. This commentary explores how negative family experiences can affect physician responses to complex, stressful situations. The author suggests that education and awareness programs to address disrespectful physician behavior take childhood experiences into account.

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Williams BW. Professionalism Lapses and Adverse Childhood Experiences: Reflections From the Island of Last Resort. Acad Med. 2019;94(8):1081-1083. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002793.