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Emergency physician Patrick Pelloux accused of being a sexual “predator”: the start of #MeToo at the hospital

Infectious disease specialist Karine Lacombe accuses Patrick Pelloux of moral and sexual harassment and opens the way to a freedom of speech in the hospital environment. She qualifiedé the emergency doctor of "predatory doctor" in his book published in October.

"Yes, that's him it's about." With these few words entrusted to Paris Match, researcher and infectious disease specialist Karine Lacombe confirmed that the doctor "previously ;dater" from her book, Women will save the hospital,truly echoes what has been said. the attitude of Patrick Pelloux. In the interview, published Wednesday April 10, the author spoke about the "behavior marked by sexual domination" of the emergency doctor she met; &agrav; Saint-Antoine Hospital, & Paris.

Karine Lacombe accuses Patrick Pelloux of "sexual and moral harassment", which allegedly turned into a crime. in "blatant ostracism and several 'humiliation episodes", after she had rejected him. his advances. She also denounces the "total impunity" from which the baby man benefited.

40% of victims choose not to say anything

After this interview, the researcher announced: at Parisien having received numerous testimonies from health professionals ;eacute;. "There was a need for public speaking to free up private speaking out", she declared. .

BFMTV relays a survey by the National Association of Medical Students of France (Anemf) on sexist and sexual violence published in e in March 2021. More than 15% of medical students said they had suffered sexual assault during their university studies. According to the study, 40% of victims of sexual harassment choose not to report the facts, thinking that it would serve no purpose. agrave; nothing.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116