Real Talk: When women doctors are victims of sexual harassment

In a survey of 1,064 licensed female family physicians in Ontario, Canada, more than 75% reported sexual harassment by a patient at some time during their careers. These physicians were harassed most often in their own offices, and by their own patients. The most common types of harassment in the medical community include sexual comments about body parts, unwanted groping, hugging, patting, or other physical contact, sexual remarks, and deliberately infringing on someone’s personal space.

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