Issue Brief 15
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Contract Number HHSP233201500022I/75P00119F37006
Dhara Amin, M.D., FACEP,
Director of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Department of Emergency Medicine
Cook County Health
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Karen S. Cosby, M.D., FACEP, CPPS
Program Director, The Diagnostic Excellence Initiative
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Associate Professor (retired)
Rush Medical College
Senior Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine
Cook County Health
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Citation of the source is appreciated.
Suggested citation: Amin D, Cosby K. Issue Brief 15. Strategies for Improving Clinician Psychological Safety in Reporting and Discussing Diagnostic Error. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2023. Publication No. 23-0040-6-EF.