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Hospitalists ID Unprofessional Physician Behaviors
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Ridiculing coworkers, clumsy and callous patient transfers, texting during meetings, and leaving work early were among a handful of rare, but unprofessional behaviors attributed by some hospitalists to themselves and more so to their peers, a survey published in the in the Journal of Hospital Medicine shows.

The survey and study asked 77 Illinois hospitalists to identify what they considered unprofessional behavior in themselves and their colleagues.