Can "pimping" kill? The potential effect of disrespectful behavior on patient safety.

  title={Can "pimping" kill? The potential effect of disrespectful behavior on patient safety.},
  author={Jim Anderson},
  journal={JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants},
  volume={26 4},
          53, 56
  • Jim Anderson
  • Published 1 April 2013
  • Medicine
  • JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
mortality. Eighteen percent of the respondents reported that they were aware of a specific adverse event that occurred because of disruptive behavior, 75% of whom felt that the adverse event could have been prevented.”3 The Joint Commission’s series of “Sentinel Event Alerts” focuses on enhancing a culture of safety in medical settings. Sentinel Event Alert 40 entitled “Behaviors that undermine a culture of safety” offers further description of disrespectful commu nication issues that impact… 

Ebola, Team Communication, and Shame: But Shame on Whom?

  • S. Shannon
  • Medicine
    The American journal of bioethics : AJOB
  • 2015
Examined as an isolated situation, and through the lens of a rare and feared disease, Mr. Duncan's case seems ripe for second-guessing the physicians and nurses who cared for him. But viewed from the

Investigating the Prevalence and Impact Of Incivility In Medical Schools: A Review of the Literature

This paper reviews research literature in order to understand the prevalence of bullying and incivility toward medical students.

Acknowledging medical students’ reports of intimidation and humiliation by their teachers in hospitals

  • J. BarrettK. Scott
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Journal of paediatrics and child health
  • 2018
This study investigates medical students’ experiences of being intimidated or humiliated during their clinical rotations in Australian hospitals in paediatrics and adult medicine.

“Constantly ignored and told to disappear”: A review of the literature on “teaching by humiliation” in medicine

It is confirmed that the expression “teaching by humiliation” appears in the literature but that “abuse” and “mistreatment” are more common terms for medical teachers' behaviours towards students.

Pimping: Valuable Teaching Tool or Mistreatment? Perceptions of Medical Students and Faculty Differ.

ImportanceThe AAMC Graduate Questionnaire has drawn attention to medical student mistreatment. Pimping, a form of Socratic teaching often used in medical education where students are singled out by

Understanding Pimping as a Rite of Passage: An Enduring Cultural Practice in Medical Education

It is suggested that “pimping” can be understood as cultural replication and liminality (rites of passage) even though medical education typically does not recognize the cultural components of establishing competence.

“Teaching by humiliation” and mistreatment of medical students in clinical rotations: a pilot study

An understanding of “teaching by humiliation” as experienced by medical students in Australia is generated to generate a contemporary understanding of teaching by humiliation.

‘I know my place’- The hidden curriculum of professional hierarchy in a South African undergraduate medical program: A Qualitative Study

Background The hidden curriculum of professional hierarchy refers a tacitly acquired perception of a power differential between medical students and their clinical teachers. This power gradient is

“Pimping” in Pharmacy Education: A Survey and Comparison of Student and Faculty Views

Pimping is common in pharmacy education and its use is controversial, but the perceived rationale for use of pimping differs, which may undermine student/faculty relationships.

Clinical Performance And The Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist

The clinical component of graduate nurse anesthesia programs continues to be the key factor in evaluating and ensuring student success. Clinical experience has a direct correlation on student



Perspective: a culture of respect, part 1: the nature and causes of disrespectful behavior by physicians.

  • L. LeapeM. Shore G. Healy
  • Medicine
    Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
  • 2012
A broad range of disrespectful conduct is identified, suggesting six categories for classifying disrespectful behavior in the health care setting: disruptive behavior; humiliating, demeaning treatment of nurses, residents, and students; passive-aggressive behavior; passive disrespect; dismissive treatment of patients; and systemic disrespect.

Perspective: the negativity bias, medical education, and the culture of academic medicine: why culture change is hard.

The authors argue that culture is affected by serially emphasizing the inherent bias to recognize and remember the negative, and explore the potential role of practices rooted in positive psychology as powerful tools to counteract the negativity bias and aid in achieving desired culture change.

The art of pimping.

When physicians talk about the "art of medicine" they usually mean healing, or coping with uncertainty, or calculating their federal income taxes, but there's one art this new attending needs to learn.

Third-place winner of the 2010 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Essay Contest

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