Shame, guilt, and the medical learner Shame and guilt are subjective emotional responses that occur in response to negative events such as the making of mistakes or an experience of mistreatment, and have been studied extensively in the field of psychology. Despite their potentially damaging effects and ubiquitous presence in everyday life, very little has been written about the impact of shame and guilt in medical education.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 1, 2018Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / /
TEDx Transparency, Compassion, and Truth in Medical Errors Leilani Schweitzer's son died by fault of medical error - she talks of the importance of transparency, truth, and compassion in medicine.
Contributor: Karlen BaderMarch 28, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / /
IOM Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare - Patient Narratives Three narratives about diagnostic error and mistakes in healthcare...and how they might be avoided in the future.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinOctober 12, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / /
NAM_diagnosis_graphics_FNL_for scrolling toolkit-02 Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare - Institutes of Medicine Simple patient-centric tools for reducing diagnostic errors through better communication.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinOctober 12, 2015Topics: Keywords: / /
New York Times NY Times: Losing My Leg to a Medical Error The sudden appearance of mysterious symptoms causes one doctor to look back at the medical error that ultimately cost him his leg.
Contributor: kaelsenerMarch 15, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / /
The New Yorker Failure and Rescue by Atul Gawande The difference between good and great healthcare is not fewer mistakes, it is more rescues.
Contributor: AdminJanuary 19, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / / / / / / / /
New York Times Doctors Have Feelings, Too by Danielle Ofri – New York Times The impact our emotional reactions can have on the way we treat patients.
Contributor: AdminJanuary 8, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / /