Canadian Medical Association

This article summarizes a presentation by Harvard University’s Amy Edmondson at Learn Serve Lead 2019, the Association of American Medical Colleges’ annual meeting on psychological safety in medicine. Edmondson’s research found that high-performing teams in hospitals reported higher error rates, which was attributed to psychologically safe working environments where all team members felt empowered to speak up.

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