A collection of personal narratives and essays, Living Professionalism is designed to help medical students and residents understand and internalize various aspects of professionalism. These essays are meant for personal reflection and above all, for thoughtful discussion with mentors, with peers, with others throughout the health care provider community who care about acting professionally.
Patricia M. Surdyk, Ph.D. is Executive Director for the Institutional Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Erin A. Egan, M.D., J.D. is an Assistant Professor at Loyola University Medical Center in the Department of Medicine, at the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy and the Division of General Internal Medicine.
Chapter 1. Living Professionalism in Medicine: Introduction Chapter 2. The Power of Narrative Reflections Part 3 Learning Professions Chapter 4 Chapter 3. The Future of Medicine: A Reflection on Medical Professionalism From Future Medical Students Chapter 5 Chapter 4. How Do You Tell Your First Patient They'll Die Chapter 6 Chapter 5. Learning Japanese Chapter 7 Chapter 6. In the Operating Room Part 8 Teaching Professionalism Chapter 9 Chapter 7. Professionalism, Professional Autonomy, and the "Envelope of Knowledge" Chapter 10 Chapter 8. Developing Professional Skills Chapter 11 Chapter 9. Failing at Teaching Professionalism Chapter 12 Chapter 10. "On Professionalism" Course Part 13 Personal and Professional Identity Conflict Chapter 14 Chapter 11. A Patient Reflects Chapter 15 Chapter 12. Veiling the Scrubs Chapter 16 Chapter 13. Family Physician Chapter 17 Chapter 14. Not of Our Choosing Chapter 18 Chapter 15. Generational Differences and the Challenges to Achieving a More Reflective Definition for Professionalism Chapter 19 Chapter 16. The Role of Reflections in Professionalism Education