Patterns of disrespectful physician behavior at an academic medical center: implications for training, prevention, and remediation.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
Unprofessional and disruptive physician behavior can compromise safety culture and has been associated with adverse events. Researchers retrospectively reviewed events involving disrespectful provider behavior at a single academic medical center. Male physicians and those in procedural specialties were more likely to be involved in an event involving unprofessional behavior.