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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits


  1. Association of American Medical Colleges. Medical School Graduation Questionnaire 2017 All Schools Summary Report. 2017.
  2. Ross PT, Abdoler E, Flygt L, Mangrulkar RS, Santen SA. Using a Modified A3 Lean Framework to Identify Ways to Increase Students’ Reporting of Mistreatment Behaviors. Acad Med. October 2017.
  3. Baldwin DC, Daugherty SR, Eckenfels EJ. Student perceptions of mistreatment and harassment during medical school: A survey of ten United States schools. West J Med. 1991;155(2):140-145.
  4. Lebenthal A, Kaiserman I, Lernau O. Student abuse in medical school: a comparison of students’ and faculty's perceptions. Isr J Med Sci. 1996;32(3-4):229-238.
  5. Richardson DA, Becker M, Frank RR, Sokol RJ. Assessing medical students’ perceptions of mistreatment in their second and third years. Acad Med. 1997;72(8):728-730.
  6. Oser TK, Haidet P, Lewis PR, Mauger DT, Gingrich DL, Leong SL. Frequency and negative impact of medical student mistreatment based on specialty choice: a longitudinal study. Acad Med. 2014;89(5):755-761.
  7. Association of American Medical Colleges. 2016 Medical School Graduation Questionnaire (GQ). https://www.aamc.org/data/gq/questionnaires. Accessed November 29, 2016.
  8. Cook AF, Arora VM, Rasinski KA, Curlin FA, Yoon JD. The prevalence of medical student mistreatment and its association with burnout. Acad Med. 2014;89(5):749-754.
  9. Heru A, Gagne G, Strong D. Medical student mistreatment results in symptoms of posttraumatic stress. Acad Psychiatry. 2009;33(4):302-306.
  10. Schuchert MK. The relationship between verbal abuse of medical students and their confidence in their clinical abilities. Acad Med. 1998;73(8):907-909.
  11. Richman JA, Flaherty JA, Kathleen M. Rospenda MA. Mental health consequences and correlates of reported medical student abuse. JAMA. 1992;267(5):692-694.
  12. Moscarello R, Margittai KJ, Rossi MF. Impact of Faculty Education on the Incidence of Sexual Harassment Experienced by Canadian Medical Students. J Womens Health. 1996;5(3):231-237.
  13. Jacobs CD, Bergen MR, Korn D. Impact of a program to diminish gender insensitivity and sexual harassment at a medical school. Acad Med. 2000;75(5):464-469.
  14. Heru AM. Using role playing to increase residents’ awareness of medical student mistreatment. Acad Med. 2003;78(1):35-38.
  15. Fried JM, Vermillion M, Parker NH, Uijtdehaage S. Eradicating Medical Student Mistreatment: A Longitudinal Study of One Institution’s Efforts. Acad Med. 2012;87(9):1191-1198.
  16. Cresswell K, Sivashanmugarajan V, Lodhi W, Yoong W. Bullying workshops for obstetric trainees: a way forward. Clin Teach. 2015;12(2):83-87.
  17. Wagner JP, Tillou A, Nguyen DK, Agopian VG, Hiatt JR, Chen DC. A real-time mobile web-based module promotes bidirectional feedback and improves evaluations of the surgery clerkship. Am J Surg. 2015;209(1):101-106.
  18. Liaison Committee on Medical Education. LCME® Functions and Structure of a Medical School Standards for Accreditation of Medical Education Programs Leading to the MD Degree. Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association; 2017.
  19. Castillo-Angeles M, Watkins AA, Acosta D, et al. Mistreatment and the learning environment for medical students on general surgery clerkship rotations: What do key stakeholders think? Am J Surg.
  20. Kemp MT, Smith M, Kizy S, Englesbe M, Reddy RM. Reported Mistreatment During the Surgery Clerkship Varies by Student Career Choice. J Surg Educ. November 2017.
  21. Brandford E, Hasty B, Bruce JS, et al. Underlying mechanisms of mistreatment in the surgical learning environment: A thematic analysis of medical student perceptions. Am J Surg. November 2017.
  22. O’Brien B, Cooke M, Irby DM. Perceptions and attributions of third-year student struggles in clerkships: do students and clerkship directors agree? Acad Med. 2007;82(10):970-978.
  23. Radcliffe C, Lester H. Perceived stress during undergraduate medical training: a qualitative study. Med Educ. 2003;37(1):32-38.
  24. Mavor KI, McNeill KG, Anderson K, Kerr A, O’Reilly E, Platow MJ. Beyond prevalence to process: the role of self and identity in medical student well-being. Med Educ. 2014;48(4):351-360.
  25. McNeill KG, Kerr A, Mavor KI. Identity and norms: the role of group membership in medical student wellbeing. Perspect Med Educ. 2014;3(2):101-112.
  26. Rosenthal JM, Okie S. White coat, mood indigo—depression in medical school. N Engl J Med. 2005;353(11):1085-1088.
  27. Mazer LM, Liebert CA, Bereknyei Merrell S, Lin D, Lau JN. Establishing a positive clinical learning environment in the surgery core clerkship: A video-based mistreatment curriculum. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2015.
  28. Hasty BN, Miller SE, Berekynei Merrell S, Lin DT, Shipper ES, Lau JNB. Medical student perceptions of a mistreatment program in the surgery clerkship. Am J Surg. Accepted.
  29. Lau JN, Mazer LM, Liebert CA, Merrell SB, Lin DT, Harris I. A Mixed-Methods Analysis of a Novel Mistreatment Program for the Surgery Core Clerkship. Acad Med. 2017 Jul;92(7):1028-1034.
  30. Acosta D, Karp DR. Restorative Justice as the Rx for Mistreatment in Academic Medicine: Applications to Consider for Learners, Faculty, and Staff. Acad Med. 2017; Publish Ahead of Print.