David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
American Journal of Bioethics 4 (2):1 – 10 (2004)
The topic of developing professionalism dominated the content of many academic medicine publications and conference agendas during the past decade. Calls to address the development of professionalism among medical students and residents have come from professional societies, accrediting agencies, and a host of educators in the biomedical sciences. The language of the professionalism movement is now a given among those in academic medicine. We raise serious concerns about the professionalism discourse and how the specialized language of academic medicine disciplines has defined, organized, contained, and made seemingly immutable a group of attitudes, values, and behaviors subsumed under the label of "professionalism." In particular, we argue that the professionalism discourse needs to pay more attention to the academic environment in which students are educated, that it should articulate specific positive behaviors, that the theory of professionalism must be constructed from a dialogue with those we are educating, and that this theoretical and practical discourse must aim at a deeper understanding of social justice and the role of medicine within a just society.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Lenny López & Arthur J. Dyck (2009). Educating Physicians for Moral Excellence in the Twenty-First Century. Journal of Religious Ethics 37 (4):651-668.
Similar books and articles
Jeremy Sugarman (2004). Pausing to Consider Recommendations for Recasting the Professionalism Movement in Academic Medicine. American Journal of Bioethics 4 (2):16 – 17.
Lynette Reid (2011). Medical Professionalism and the Social Contract. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 54 (4):455-469.
Howard Trachtman (2004). Charles Barkley's Dilemma: A Response to “The Professionalism Movement: Can We Pause?” by Delese Wear and Mark G. Kuczewski (AJOB 4:2). [REVIEW] American Journal of Bioethics 4 (3):W38-W39.
Jon Nixon (2001). 'Not Without Dust and Heat': The Moral Bases of the 'New' Academic Professionalism. British Journal of Educational Studies 49 (2):173 - 186.
Mary M. Cronin (1993). Trade Press Roles in Promoting Journalistic Professionalism, 1884-1917. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 8 (4):227 – 238.
Howard Brody (1987). Cost Containment as Professional Challenge. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 8 (1).
Baris Parkan (2008). Professionalism: A Virtue or Estrangement From Self-Activity? [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 78 (1-2):77 - 85.
Linda Evans (2008). Professionalism, Professionality and the Development of Education Professionals. British Journal of Educational Studies 56 (1):20 - 38.
Thomas E. Schaefer (1984). Professionalism: Foundation for Business Ethics. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 3 (4):269 - 277.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads16 ( #107,183 of 1,100,145 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #304,144 of 1,100,145 )
How can I increase my downloads?