Document this - bullying, and public humiliation is not acceptable. Disruptive behavior should not be tolerated, and is a patient safety issue. A hospital that tolerates this physician behavior is in fact promoting this as acceptable! Write her up, the hospital has a duty to provide a safe working environment; and this is not it! When these things are properly documented, they are seen by the medical executive committee, and must be addressed by the chief of staff with this physician. This doctor needs to learn that it is not acceptable to talk to the staff in this manner. When we tolerate this, we accept this as appropriate.