Nearly 1 in 4 physicians report personal attacks on social media, small survey shows

Almost one-quarter of physicians said they were personally attacked on social media, and one in six female physicians reported being sexually harassed, results from a small survey showed.Tricia R. Pendergrast, BA, a medical student at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and colleagues said their study was the first they knew of that investigated physician experiences with online harassment.Each of the six researchers tweeted out a survey that gathered demographic information and asked the following questions: “Have you ever been personally targeted or attacked onRead More

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