Transparency, Compassion, and Truth in Medical Errors: Leilani Schweitzer

Published on Feb 12, 2013

The human element can give us kindness and compassion; it can also give us what we don’t want— mistakes and failure. Leilani Schweitzer’s son died after a series of medical mistakes. In her talk she discusses the importance and possibilities of transparency in medicine, especially after preventable errors. And how truth and compassion are essential for healing.