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

Fox MD, Bump GM, Butler GA, et al. Making Residents Part of the Safety Culture: Improving Error Reporting and Reducing Harms. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(5):e373-e378. doi:10.1097/PTS.0000000000000344.

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February 15, 2017
Fox MD, Bump GM, Butler GA, et al. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(5):e373-e378.

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.

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Fox MD, Bump GM, Butler GA, et al. Making Residents Part of the Safety Culture: Improving Error Reporting and Reducing Harms. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(5):e373-e378. doi:10.1097/PTS.0000000000000344.