Perceptions of professionalism in medicine: a qualitative study.

@article{Jha2006PerceptionsOP,
  title={Perceptions of professionalism in medicine: a qualitative study.},
  author={Vikram Jha and Hilary L. Bekker and Sean R G Duffy and Trudie E. Roberts},
  journal={Medical education},
  year={2006},
  volume={40 10},
  pages={1027-36}
}
PURPOSE Current guidelines for medical undergraduate education require students to develop appropriate attitudes towards professionalism. As much of the literature defines professionalism in vague terms--altruism, humanism, excellence--few studies have operationalised medical professionalism. This study aims to describe the views and experiences individuals have about medical professionalism to provide a more comprehensive understanding of medical professionalism. METHODS An interview study… CONTINUE READING

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