Medical Malpractice – A Big Issue for ALL of us

Because of the large amount of information to be mastered and the heavy demands of clinical service, housestaff commonly neglect education in risk management / malpractice issues.  According to this recent New England Journal of Medicine article – only about 25% of practicing physicians will escape malpractice suits during their entire career.  This article is very sobering and I would encourage you to read it.  – Michael Mahla, MD