What is Mistreatment?

According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), mistreatment – either intentional or unintentional – occurs when behavior shows disrespect for the dignity of others and unreasonably interferes with the learning process. Examples of mistreatment include:

  • Sexual harassment
  • Discrimination or harassment based on race, religion, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation
  • Humiliation
  • Psychological or physical punishment
  • Use of grading and other forms of assessment in a punitive manner

Acknowledging Teaching Excellence Initiative

LEO wants to hear from you!

We are interested in collecting your stories about faculty members, residents, and fellows who have impacted or influenced you in a significant way. Please tell us about what those teachers did that resulted in an teaching excellence and how it changed you. Please help us recognize an exemplary teacher and/or learning experience!