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Medical Dominance and the Creation of Toxic Culture

  • Vicki Adele Pascoe
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Abstract

Chapter 5 moves to the historical origin and application of power in the rise of the medical profession. The concept of medical dominance is explored and how and why IMGs  are positioned within an elite profession as an underclass. The positioning of medical doctors above alternate and complementary health practitioners is discussed. Voices within medicine reveal a toxic culture endemic with bullying, sexism and sexual harassment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Principal ResearcherIndependent Education ConsultancyAdelaideAustralia

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