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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Washington-Post Washington Post: Doctor believes standard hospital care could have averted the death of his mother by Jonathan Welch ER physician Jonathan Welch struggles to find the best course of action when medical mistakes touch his own family.
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The Journal of the American Medical Association Learning to Care about Patient Safety by Elaine Besancon Patient safety often takes a backseat in medical education but is at the forefront for patients and families.
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Propublica What a New Doctor Learned About Medical Mistakes From Her Mom’s Death As a medical student, Elaine Goodman saw her mother’s safety compromised by multiple medical errors. As a physician, she tries to incorporate lessons learned into her own medical practice.
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The Power of Wholeness by Rachel Naomi Remen Our power to heal extends beyond our power to cure.
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New York Times NY Times: When Medical Students Make Errors From day one, medical students learn, “first, do no harm”. When do we learn to talk about the harm that occurs despite our best efforts?
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