The perils of perfectionism

Joseph Junewick, Richard Gunderman

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OBJECTIVE. The purposes of this article are to describe the perfectionism that occurs among radiologists and to propose methods of assuaging it. CONCLUSION. Perfectionism can take a great toll on radiologists and those they work with. Only by setting realistic expectations and learning from failure is genuine professional fulfillment possible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)740-741
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019



  • Perfectionism
  • Psychology
  • Radiologists
  • Radiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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