hidden Try a Checklist (NPR's Hidden Brain Series) A look inside the operating room with Atul Gawande — and reflection about a 1930s plane crash that inspired his obsession with checklists — as the podcast explores the subtle biases that cause very smart and very skilled people to become their own worst enemies.
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New York Times How Measurement Fails Doctors and Teachers An op-ed looking at how we measure and reward doctors and teachers, and how that doesn't really get us the outcomes we want from those professionals.
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Washington-Post The Case that Shook Medicine Libby Zion's death created a whirlwind of change that translated into looking at how doctors are trained, what kind of hours they keep, and how that translates into patient safety. This is the original story.
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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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NPR NPR: Becoming Mindful of Medical Decision Making Do you strive to know every detail of your disease and embrace every therapy available, or do you prefer to ignore symptoms and advice from the medical community? Drs. Jerome Groopman and Pamela Hartzband frame medical decision making into two camps- doubters and believers.
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New York Times My Near Miss by Danielle Ofri How can doctors learn from near-misses if those mistakes are missing from open discussion?
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New York Times Encouraging Doctors to Admit Errors Read a variety of responses to Dr. Ofri’s self-admitted ‘near miss’.
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Washington-Post Medical errors are hard for doctors to admit, but it’s wise to apologize to patients by Manoj Jain Apologizing for medical mistakes may be more than just a matter of conscience.
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New York Times The Many Errors in Thinking About Mistakes by Alina Tugend Children learn that ‘everyone makes mistakes’ as a crucial part of the learning process, but are rewarded for getting the right answer. A NY Times columnist explores society’s paradoxical approach to making mistakes.
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