Women in medicine denied safe reporting systems for harassment

Women in medicine denied safe reporting systems for harassment

For 2 years, Kellie Lease Stecher, MD, had advocated for safe reporting structures at her institution so that incidents of harassment could be submitted anonymously and evaluated objectively.When her requests were denied, Stecher, an OB/GYN in Minnesota, asked professional medical organizations to step in and enforce mandatory safe reporting structures at academic medical centers, which she described as “the bare minimum” for protecting employees against harassment.“The feedback that I have gotten is that they can’t enforce these things,” she said during theRead More

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