Content analyses of oaths administered at U.S. medical schools in 2000.

@article{Kao2004ContentAO,
  title={Content analyses of oaths administered at U.S. medical schools in 2000.},
  author={Audiey C Kao and Kayhan P Parsi},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2004},
  volume={79 9},
  pages={882-7}
}
PURPOSE Oath taking is an important aspect of professionalization that all physicians share. The authors conducted a content analysis of the medical oaths administered at all allopathic and osteopathic medical schools in the United States to evaluate variations in ethical content. METHOD The authors collected medical oaths administered at all accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools (122 and 19, respectively) in the year 2000. Using a modified conceptual framework developed by… CONTINUE READING