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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

Making residents part of the safety culture: improving error reporting and reducing harms.

Fox MD, Bump GM, Butler GA, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2017.

Medical residents are increasingly exposed to patient safety concepts during their training. This commentary describes the implementation of a longitudinal curriculum to augment resident physicians' error reporting at a pediatric hospital. The project team found the program to be effective in improving the rates of reporting by both residents and other clinicians at the organization.