Medical errors and the power of apologies
In this episode, we talk to Amber Gipson-Fine, a project manager, about her personal experience with a medical error and the importance of medical apologies. March was Endometriosis Awareness Month, and Amber shares her journey with the disease and how a medical error nearly led to unnecessary surgery. We discuss the process of disclosing medical errors to patients and the benefits of medical apologies. Join us as we explore the impact of medical errors on patients and the role of medical apologies in restoring trust in medical care.
Amber Gipson-Fine is a project manager.
She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, “Why an apology matters in medicine.”
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