- Influenza-like illness (ILI) presenteeism puts patients and health care workers at risk.
- In this study, 54% of trainees and 26% of program leaders cited ILI presenteeism.
- Only 9% of program leaders accurately estimated trainee ILI presenteeism prevalence.
- Accountability to colleagues is the primary reason cited for ILI presenteeism.
- Cultural change should augment safety and prevention practices in training programs.