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"Excuse me": teaching interns to speak up.

O'Connor P, Byrne D, O'Dea A, et al. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2013;39:426-31.

Previous research has shown that junior physicians may be unwilling to question senior physicians. This article describes an educational program for interns that successfully improved knowledge and attitudes regarding speaking up but had not yet measurably changed behaviors.