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Journal Article
Study

Student perceptions of clinical quality and safety.

Swamy L, Badke C, Suguness A, et al. American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality. 2016;31:601.

Trainees' comfort with speaking up about safety concerns is a key element of safety culture. Investigators surveyed medical students about their perceptions of safety and quality in medical care. Consistent with prior studies, this cross-sectional study found that a significant proportion of students do not feel comfortable approaching superiors about quality or safety concerns.