To Err Is Human, to Apologize Is Hard.

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Date: July 20, 2021
Publisher: American Medical Association
Document Type: Personal account; Viewpoint essay
Length: 61 words

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An internist reflects on her experience asking the doctors to apologize for their failure to diagnose her son's illness. Most of those doctors could not, so the internist requests that the medical community shift focus from promoting a false sense of perfection. The new focus would be toward being humble enough to apologize as an essential component of the healing process.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A679731095