Edward Callahan, PhD
University of California Davis
Dr. Callahan is the Associate Vice Chancellor Emeritus, and Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Davis.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Qualitative Analysis of Medical Student Descriptions of Public Humiliation in the Graduation Questionnaire
BackgroundThe Association of American Medical Colleges’ Graduation Questionnaire (GQ), administered annually to all graduating medical students in the U.S., indicates that public humiliation is the most frequently reported form of mistreatment, with one in five (19. 5%) students reporting at least one incident. To explore the type and frequency of “public humiliation” experiences students said were committed by health professionals other than physicians, we conducted a content analysis of written responses from the only year in which this question was asked: “Please briefly describe the…