Dr. Sanjay Gupta's New Book Focuses on Medical Errors

Sanjay Gupta, MD, a neurosurgeon, assistant professor of neurosurgery at Emory University School of Medicine and chief medical correspondent for CNN, has released a new book that focuses on medical errors, according to a CBS report.

The book, "Monday Mornings," is a fiction piece that "puts medical mistakes under the microscope," he said. The book is based on two decades worth of notes, taken during weekly meetings at his hospital to discuss medical errors and its impact on both patient and physicians.


"Our common goal, patients and doctors alike, should be to eliminate error," Dr. Gupta said in the report. "To do so, the medical profession must be vigilant, and the public must be educated. It takes all of us to build a better system."

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