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Professionalism in Medicine The Case-Based Guide for Medical Students

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ISBN-10: 0521704928

ISBN-13: 9780521704922

Edition: 2009

Authors: John Spandorfer, Charles A. Pohl, Thomas J. Nasca, Susan L. Rattner

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List price: $62.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/30/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 482
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

John Spandorfer, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Medicine, an Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at Jefferson Medical College and a Fellow in the American College of Physicians.

Charles A. Pohl, M.D., is a Professor of Pediatrics, an Associate Dean for Student Affairs at Jefferson Medical College and a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Thomas J. Nasca, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine and Master in the American College of Physicians.

Susan L. Rattner, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine and Family and Community Medicine, a Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs/UME at Jefferson Medical College and a Fellow in the American College of Physicians.

Contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Defining Medical Professionalism
Defining, Teaching, and Learning Professionalism
Cases Involving Medical Students
Student and Faculty Cases
Cases Involving Physicians
Principle of Primacy of Patient Welfare
Cases and Commentaries
Summary
Principle of Patient Autonomy
Cases and Commentaries
Summary
Principle of Social Justice
Cases and Commentaries
Summary
Commitment to Honesty with Patients
Cases and Commentaries
Summary
Commitment to Patient Confidentiality
Cases and Commentaries
Summary
Commitment to Improving Quality of Care
Cases and Commentaries
Summary
Commitment to Maintaining Trust by Managing Conflicts of Interest
Cases and Commentaries
Summary
Commitment to Professional Responsibilities
Cases and Commentaries
Summary
Appendix: Cases by Specialty
Index