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The next generation of doctors may be learning bad habits at teaching hospitals with many safety violations.

Blau M.

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May 2, 2018
Blau M.

The hidden curriculum, staff burnout, and other organizational norms contribute to behaviors that put both care teams and patients at risk. Reporting on clusters of safety violations the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found at teaching hospitals, this news article suggests that trainees who learn in environments where patients receive unsafe care may perpetuate poor practices and reviews how teaching hospitals are working to change behavior and educate trainees about patient safety.