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Professionalism, professionalization, expertise and compassion: a qualitative study of medical residents

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Abstract: "Background: Formal and informal medical curricula convey expectations about professionalization, that is, the development of physician identity, and also about professionalism. This study examined whether, in general, junior residents experienced any dissonance between these roles and focused particularly on how they negotiated conflicts between compassion, self-care, duty and medical expertise..." 

Citation: Phillips, S. P., & Dalgarno, N. (2017). Professionalism, professionalization, expertise and compassion: a qualitative study of medical residents. BMC Medical Education,17(1). doi:10.1186/s12909-017-0864-9  

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