Why would anyone say that?

Vascular surgeon Dr Gabrielle McMullin is the star of this post. She works in Australia.

Here you will find a BBC News page, which I will summarize.

What I tell my trainees is that, if you are approached for sex, probably the safest thing to do in terms of your career is to comply with the request.

Apparently many in the medical profession agree with this remark. To continue,

The worst thing you can possibly do is to complain to the supervising body because then, as in Caroline’s position, you can be sure that you will never be appointed to a major public hospital.

Why would anyone say that? Is there some personal history here? Is the medical profession that crass, in Australia in particular?

Am I nuts? That’s the dumb question.

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