Many of these issues are components of medical professionalism, a topic that may not have been as thoroughly covered in foreign medical schools. ... When I came through medical school in the early ‘80s, I had zero lectures on professionalism or ethics.
If that's not a professionalism issue, what is? Norman Jensen, MD, MS, FACP.
She maintained 100% professionalism despite the fact that two fire alarm strobes were flashing directly behind her during most of her talk.
medical students in both internal medicine and medical ethics.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute announced that is was stopping the SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) study ...
I got a call from a patient who had a family member sick and in the ICU. She wondered if I could come over “to offer support.” Even though t...
This morning I stumbled upon this piece, Wrong Answer (free full text here ), by Rachel Aviv in The New Yorker . It's an old article from 2...
No. But we can't say it isn't, either. And when other considerations are factored in- such as the ethical treatment of other species, and environmental impact- the arguments for ... and does not eat any mammals and most other animals for ethical reasons.
The medical, ethical and legal challenges of incidental findings in routine clinical care, especially with the advent of very low-cost exome or whole-genome sequencing, are daunting and just beginning