Journal Article

The unmeasured quality metric: burn out and the second victim syndrome in healthcare.

Heiss K, Clifton M. Seminars in pediatric surgery. 2019;28:189-194.

This commentary examines how burnout and medical error contribute to diminished physician well-being. The authors highlight the importance of peer support in physician recovery and discuss the role of individuals, leaders, and organizations to recognize the problem and enhance the safety of the workplace.