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Letter to the Editor: Guts and Bravery

doi: 10.1097/01.EEM.0000515694.13591.03
Letter to the Editor

Editor:

Thank you so much to Martha Roberts for her viewpoint on the bully culture of the ED. (“The ED's Not-So-Secret Bully Culture,” EMN 2016;38[12]:2; http://bit.ly/2iNfOrk.)

In our world of medicine and most physicians being alpha male or female, we perceive being bullied as impossible or admitting weakness. I assure you this is more common than we believe; it is sad we allow it.

Thanks to her for standing up; it took a lot of guts and bravery. As a more seasoned person in my group now, I have definitely opened myself up to the newbies and tried to stop any of this nonsense bully behavior.

Lionel Lee, DO

Fontana, CA

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