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Utilizing a Systems and Design Thinking Approach for Improving Well-Being Within Health Professional Education and Health Care.
Kreitzer MJ, Carter K, Coffey DS, et al. NAM Perspectives. Washington, DC: National Academy of Medicine; 2019.
Burnout can diminish the safety of clinicians, students, health care workers, and patients. This report suggests institutions apply design thinking and systems thinking methods to develop interventions to reduce burnout and stress. A past Annual Perspective covered the impact of burnout on patient safety.
Perspectives on Safety > Interview
Teaching Patient Safety, February 2019
Dr. Skochelak is the Group Vice President for Medical Education at the American Medical Association (AMA). She leads the AMA's Accelerating Change in Medical Education initiative, which aims to align physician training with the changing needs of our health care system. We spoke with her about her experience in medical education.
Journal Article > Study
Smith BW, Slack MB. Diagnosis. 2015;2:117-121.
This educational intervention taught family medicine residents metacognition and debiasing strategies. Investigators found no change in attending–resident diagnostic agreement, recognition of cognitive bias risk, or attendings' perception of unrecognized cognitive bias. Participants were better able to form a plan to mitigate a cognitive bias. This work demonstrates some effectiveness and significant limitations of cognitive training as a way to augment diagnostic accuracy.