Patient Factors Associated With Biased Language in Nightly Resident Verbal Handoff

JAMA Pediatr. 2023 Oct 1;177(10):1098-1100. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2023.2581.
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Plain language summary

This cross-sectional study uses audio recordings of resident handoff of inpatient general medicine and general pediatrics teams to measure the extent of stigmatizing language and describes associations between patient factors and biased language in handoffs.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Internship and Residency*
  • Language
  • Patient Handoff*