Student Perceptions of the Professional Behavior of Faculty Physicians

Szauter ,MD, Karen and Williams ,PhD, Betty and Ainsworth ,MD, Michael A. and Callaway ,MS, Michael and Bulik ,PhD, Robert and Camp ,PhD, Martha G. (2003) Student Perceptions of the Professional Behavior of Faculty Physicians. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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This study was conducted to obtain a baseline understanding of the professional behavior of clinical faculty physicians from the medical students’ perspective. Students completed a professionalism evaluation of supervising faculty at the end of each required third-year clerkship over a one year period. Results were analyzed by specific behaviors and across clerkships. Differences were noted in the frequency of the types of problems seen, and varied by clerkship discipline. The most common transgressions of professional behavior reported were the use of derogatory language towards other services or patients and the disrespectful treatment of others. Our study served to provide objective feedback to the faculty about student perceptions of faculty as role models for professionalism while on clinical rotations.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Professionalism, undergraduate medical education, role models
Subjects:JOURNALS > Medical Education Online > MEO Peer Reviewed
ID Code:3362
Deposited By: David, Solomon
Deposited On:03 Jan 2004
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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