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The July Effect occurs when fresh medical students start as interns at hospitals in early July. 00:09
According to a 2010 study, patients face a 10% increased risk of fatal medication errors at teaching hospitals in July. 00:26
A big-picture 2011 review found that just six of 39 studies saw the effect, but the ones deemed high quality were those more likely to find it. 00:46