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.
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economist When Girls Won't Be Girls A look at the world of transgender individuals and of someone who transitioned...and then transitioned back.
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New York Times My near miss A doctor relays a close call with a patient's diagnosis...the "near miss" - a mistake that could have cost the patient serious harm, but didn't.
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acp Missed It A comic depiction of a doctor who is still haunted by a mistake he made as an intern that cost a patient his life.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The New Yorker Failure and Rescue by Atul Gawande The difference between good and great healthcare is not fewer mistakes, it is more rescues.
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reaction, emotion, decision, patient, relationship, mistake, empathy, outcomes, boundaries Interview with Danielle Ofri, Author of What Doctors Feel (26:33) Discussion of the impact a provider’s emotional reaction has on the way we treat patients. Also discusses relationships between providers and patients.
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