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Medicine safety culture is experiencing a bit of “aviation fatigue,” and it is often noted that patients are not airplanes. Patients are not airplanes, it is true. But humans are human whether they be pilots, physicians, or patients. And so when folks say a key difference between aviation and medicine is that the pilot goes down with the plane, I beg to differ. The well-being of physicians is directly tied to the well-being of their patients.

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Stiegler, Marjorie Podraza. "What I Learned About Adverse Events From Captain Sully: It’s Not What You Think." Jama 313.4 (2015): 361-362.