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Morbidity and Mortality Conference

  • Chirag A. Dholakia
  • Kevin M. ReavisEmail author
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Abstract

Morbidity and mortality (M&M) conferences are a vital component of the peer review process exercised by surgical services at academic and private medical centers. The backbone of the M&M conference is founded in the process in which the errors made and resultant complications during the care of patients are scrutinized and discussed by students, residents, colleagues, and mentors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryIrvine Medical Center, University of CaliforniaOrangeUSA
  2. 2.Department SurgeryIrvine Medical Center, University of CaliforniaOrangeUSA

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