jama-icon The Art of Constructive worrying Aiming for perfection generates a toxic by-product: we avoid admitting mistakes. Working toward a different culture is probably the answer.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 15, 2018Topics: / / / Keywords: / /
I lied to my patient, and she was thankful A millennial physician chooses to postpone the truth for her patient...here's why.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJanuary 28, 2018Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / /
Human Error in Volatile Situations A look at what the tiniest bit of human error can do in the most delicate situations. MILITARY CENTRIC!!
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJanuary 1, 2018Topics: / Keywords:
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.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 31, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: /
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.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 31, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / /
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.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 31, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / /
KevinMD Can Doctors See Beyond Patients' Weight? A sibling shares his account of his sister's weight loss, the commentary and judgment that accompanied it, and the terrible outcome of its aftermath.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 19, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / / /
The New Yorker When Doctors Tell Patients What They Don't Want To Hear
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 4, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / / Keywords: / / /
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.
Contributor: Araina FordMarch 8, 2017Topics: / Keywords: /