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Journal Article
Review

Optimising the delivery of remediation programmes for doctors: a realist review.

Price T, Wong G, Withers L, et al. Med Educ. 2021;Epub Mar 28.

Remediation programs are used to address unprofessional behavior contributing to adverse events. This literature review found that remediation programs are effective when a doctor’s insight and motivation are developed and behavior change is reinforced. This can be accomplished through activities such as safe spaces, goal setting, and destigmatizing remediation.