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Integrating professionalism into the curriculum: AMEE Guide No. 61

O’Sullivan, H. Van Mook, W., Fewtrell, R., Wass, V. (2012). Integrating professionalism into the curriculum: AMEE Guide No. 61.  Medical Teacher (34). p. e64-e77. Though there is extensive literature regarding professionalism and its importance to medical practice, problems continually arise when attempting to teach and assess this elusive physician feature.  Although it may seem an…
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The communication competency of medical students, residents, and consultants

Wouda, J.C., van de Wiel, H. B. M. (2012). The communication competency of medical students, residents, and consultants. Patient Education and Counseling 86. p. 57-62. Physician communication is extremely important for a multitude of reasons.  A recent study argues that physicians and medical students will never reach an “expert level” of communication.  To test this…
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