Thorny Laurels: the Impostor Phenomenon in Academic Psychiatry
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KeywordsAcademic Psychiatry Maslach Burnout Inventory Mental Health Difficulty Academic Health Center International Medical Graduate
This work was supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant SM60482. Parts of this paper were presented as workshops at the Association for Academic Psychiatry Annual Meetings in 2013 and 2014 and the Western Group on Educational Affairs Meeting in 2014. We are very grateful to Dr. Pauline Rose Clance, who generously shared her work with us.
On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.
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