Implementation of small-group reflection rounds at an emergency medicine residency program.

  title={Implementation of small-group reflection rounds at an emergency medicine residency program.},
  author={Leana S Wen and Justin T. Baca and Patrick F. O'Malley and Kriti Bhatia and David A. Peak and James Kimo Takayesu},
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