Using a personal narrative, this article describes a clinician's journey through a peer-review process after committing a medical error. It strives to identify the limitations of a system that is created to identify medical errors without prioritizing clinician-well being and concludes that a culture of safety needs to acknowledge the humanity and inevitable fallibility of medical providers.



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