Recommended Reading

Foundations of professionalism

Toward a normative definition of medical professionalism. 
Swick HM. Acad Med. 2000;75:612-616

Is our level of professionalism where it should be? 
Lawrence W. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2004;89(6):21-25

Defining and assessing professional competence. 
Epstein RM, Hundert EM. JAMA. 2002;287(2):226–235.

Practical Professionalism

An evidence-based perspective on greetings in medical encounters
Makoul G, Zick A, Green M. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Jun 11;167(11):1172-6 PMID: 17563026

Teaching communications and professionalism through writing and humanities: reflections of ten years of experience
Sklar DP, Doezema D, McLaughlin S, Helitzer D. Acad Emerg Med. 2002 Nov;9(11):1360-4

Defining professionalism from the perspective of patients, physicians, and nurses
Green M, Zick A, Makoul G. Acad Med. 2009 May;84(5):566-73.PMID: 19704188

Narrative, emotion and action: analysing 'most memorable' professionalism dilemmas 
Rees CE, Monrouxe LV, McDonald LA. Med Educ. 2013 Jan;47(1):80-96.  PMID: 23278828

'Even now it makes me angry': health care students' professionalism dilemma narratives. 
Monrouxe L, Rees C, Endacott R, Ternan E. 'Medical Education [serial online]. May 2014;48(5):502-517 16p. PMID: 24712935