AAO 2019
    Comprehensive Ophthalmology

    In this interview from AAO 2019, Dr. Michelle Cabrera discusses her study investigating the scope and prevalence of sexual harassment among ophthalmologists. In her survey-based report, published in the January 2019 issue of Ophthalmology, 59% of women reported experiencing sexual harassment in their ophthalmology career. Approximately 47% noted at least 1 episode within the previous 5 years. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recently released a report on sexual harassment, recommending strategies such as bystander training or responding to sexual harassment in the moment to tackle this issue. In addition, Academy CEO David W. Parke II, MD, detailed the Academy's sexual harassment policies and code of ethics in the January 2018 issue of EyeNet,

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