Prescribing Restorative Justice for Education in the Health Professions

The Rx for RJ Project introduces restorative practices education in the health professions as a way to address learner mistreatment and provide a community-building response to improve the learning environment.


Behel, Jay M.. 2019. “I Shall Be Released.” Restorative Justice Techniques Can Address Healthcare Burnout & Attrition."  Reflective MedEd.

Behel, Jay M., and Adrienne S. Lawson. 2018. "Healing the Healers." AAMC News.

Acosta, David and David R. Karp. 2017. "Restorative Justice as the Rx for Mistreatment in Academic Medicine: Applications to Consider for Learners, Faculty and Staff.” Academic Medicine 93: 354-356. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002037

Free Webinars: AAMC Restorative Justice for Academic Medicine

Effectively Responding to Harm and Mistreatment in the Learning & Workplace Environments - September 17, 2019

Using Restorative Justice (RJ) to Build Community in Academic Medicine (Tier I) - October 15, 2019

Using RJ to Respond to Mistreatment and Bias (Tier II) - November 21, 2019

Join this community of practice for discussion: Rx for RJ Google Group

Group photo of Restorative Justice staff at UCD.

UC Davis Medical School Rx for RJ Training Group