Search all of the Society for Participatory Medicine website:Search has posted physician Brian Goldman’s very engaging presentation from November 2011, “Doctors make mistakes: can we talk about that?” Goldman discusses the impossibly high expectations we all have of doctors — doctors themselves especially — and calls for a reality check. Using personal anecdotes, he argues that medical culture must change to allow physicians to admit they’re human, and that change will better equip us to deal with the inevitable mistakes that occur in medicine.


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