Professionalism in medical education: an institutional challenge.

  title={Professionalism in medical education: an institutional challenge.},
  author={Erika A. Goldstein and Ramoncita R Maestas and Kelly A Fryer-Edwards and Marjorie D. Wenrich and Anne-Marie E Amies Oelschlager and Amy Baernstein and Harry R. Kimball},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  volume={81 10},
Despite considerable attention to professionalism in medical education nationwide, the majority of attention has focused on training medical students, and less on residents and faculty. Curricular formats are often didactic, removed from the clinical setting, and frequently focus on abstract concepts. As a result of a recent curricular innovation at the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) in which role-model faculty work with medical students in teaching and modeling clinical… CONTINUE READING