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A growth mindset approach to preparing trainees for medical error.

Klein J, Delany C, Fischer MD, et al. A growth mindset approach to preparing trainees for medical error. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26(9):771-774. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2016-006416.

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April 26, 2017
Klein J, Delany C, Fischer MD, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26(9):771-774.

Establishing errors as learning opportunities is critical for encouraging improvement. This commentary introduces the concept of a growth mindset that views failures as a chance to develop and enhance individual skills. The authors recommend strategies to embed this mindset at the organizational level and they advocate for research to examine the effectiveness of these approaches.

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Klein J, Delany C, Fischer MD, et al. A growth mindset approach to preparing trainees for medical error. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26(9):771-774. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2016-006416.