On episode 282 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing career and healthcare podcast, Keith interviews physician author Dr. Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, regarding the need to rigorously confront medical errors.

Danielle Ofri MD, PhD is one of the foremost voices in the medical world today, shining an unflinching light on the realities of healthcare and speaking passionately about the doctor-patient relationship. She has been a practicing physician at Bellevue Hospital for more than two decades and is a clinical professor of medicine at NYU. She is a founder and editor-in-chief of the Bellevue Literary Review and writes regularly for the New York Times, Slate Magazine, The Lancet, NEJM, and other publications. Her TED talks include Deconstructing Perfection and Fear: A Necessary Emotion.  Ofri is the author of six books about life in medicine. Her newest book is When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error. www.danielleofri.com

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Nurse KeithIn case you didn’t already know, Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, award-winning nurse blogger, writer, podcaster, keynote and motivational speaker, and popular career columnist. With two decades of nursing experience, Keith deeply understands the issues faced by 21st-century nurses. From 2012 until its sunset in 2017, Keith co-hosted RNFMRadio, a groundbreaking nursing podcast. Keith’s message of savvy career management and professional satisfaction reaches tens of thousands of nurses worldwide. Keith can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram—as well as at NurseKeith.com.
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