Feature Interview (12:55) – Dr. Lauris Kaldjian, MD, PhD, from the University of Iowa, Director of Bioethics and Humanities, discusses and unpacks medical errors, patient safety, and how errors may influence the doctor-patient relationship. Dr. Lauris has studied and published a series of articles on the topic of medical errors.
Also in this episode:
News (:50) – Physician Burnout, the relationship to medical errors, and what can be done to help those in the medical fields keep from burnout (doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2018.05.014)
(7:00)The BMJ found the 3rd leading cause of death is related to medical errors. (doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2139)
Preventive Medicine Tip () –
Medical Trivia (Answer at 39:40) – According to Dr. Robert Pearl, what is the number one fear of physicians?
Linacre for the Laity () – Dr. Joe Casey, MD, MS, MBA, professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Creighton University with certification in cancer and talks about Hereditary Breast Ovarian Cancer Syndrome and the potential moral dilemma that may arise. (doi.org/10.1177%2F0024363918788340)
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