“I need you to forgive yourself”: Shame in Medicine and Medical Education

Joining the Academic Medicine Podcast to discuss shame in medicine and medical education and their research and other work in this area are Will Bynum (@WillBynumMD), Lara Varpio (@LaraVarpio), and Ashley Adams (@AshleyAdamsMD).

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Read more about these topics, including the articles discussed in this episode, at academicmedicine.org and theshameconvo.com. A transcript of this episode is available upon request from academicmedicine@aamc.org.

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Further Reading

Sklar DP. Recognizing and eliminating shame culture in health professions education. Acad Med. 2019;94:1061-1063.

Bynum WE IV, Adams AV, Edelman CE, Uijtdehaage S, Artino AR Jr, Fox JW. Addressing the elephant in the room: A shame resilience seminar for medical students. Acad Med. 2019;94:1132-1136.

Bynum WE IV, Artino AR Jr, Uijtdehaage S, Webb AMB, Varpio L. Sentinel emotional events: The nature, triggers, and effects of shame experiences in medical residents. Acad Med. 2019;94:85-93.