Bullying and harassment: can we solve the problem?

Michael J Hollands
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/mja15.00744
Published online: 17 August 2015

The prevalence of sexual harassment and bullying in medicine has recently been highlighted in the media. This matter is not, of course, restricted to medicine. However, in medicine, harassment and bullying appear to be most evident among very hierarchical, male-dominated specialities such as surgery.

  • Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges, Canberra, ACT

Competing interests:

I am a former President of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

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