Perspective: a culture of respect, part 1: the nature and causes of disrespectful behavior by physicians

Leape, L.L., Shore, M.F., Dienstag, J.L., Mayer, R.J., Edgman-Levitan, S., Meyer, G.S., Healy, G.B.
Submitted: July, 2012

A substantial barrier to progress in patient safety is a dysfunctional culture rooted in widespread disrespect. The authors