5 ways to combat bullying at work

The AMA has released a list of five action steps for medical students and doctors who believe they are being bullied.

They are:

  1. Read workplace policy and procedures on bullying how to make a complaint;
  2. Document any threats or actions by the bully;
  3. Air your concerns with the bully’s colleges, your employer, supervisor or appointed contact person;
  4. Consider making a complaint under the employer’s bullying and harassment policy;
  5. Seek support from your peer network, colleagues, your local AMA