I am still struck by Brian Goldman’s TEDtalk. In fact, I couldn’t wait to share it with my incoming administrative chiefs, and they responded today that they will absolutely use it during our intern orientation. Thank you, Shelly, for sharing it with us. And if I could say anything to Dr. Goldman, I would thank him for his bravery.
Below is an excerpt.
“The redefined physician is human, knows she’s human, accepts it, isn’t proud of making mistakes, but strives to learn one thing from what happened that she can teach to somebody else. She shares her experience with others. She’s supportive when other people talk about their mistakes. And she points out other people’s mistakes, not in a gotcha way, but in a loving, supportive way so that everybody can benefit. And she works in a culture of medicine that acknowledges that human beings run the… Continue reading