Professionalism and Ethics in Medicine

A Study Guide for Physicians and Physicians-in-Training

  • Laura Weiss Roberts, MD, MA
  • Daryn Reicherter, MD

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Foundations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Elias Aboujaoude, Laura Weiss Roberts, Daryn Reicherter
      Pages 3-26
    3. Shashank V. Joshi, Daryn Reicherter, Andres J. Pumariega, Laura Weiss Roberts
      Pages 39-56
    4. Laura Weiss Roberts, Maurice M. Ohayon, Jane Paik Kim
      Pages 57-70
    5. John H. Coverdale, Lawrence B. McCullough
      Pages 71-82
  3. Questions and Answers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Laura Weiss Roberts, Daryn Reicherter
      Pages 85-112
    3. Laura Weiss Roberts, Daryn Reicherter
      Pages 113-124
    4. Laura Weiss Roberts, Daryn Reicherter
      Pages 125-137
    5. Laura Weiss Roberts, Daryn Reicherter
      Pages 139-153
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 155-159

About this book

Introduction

Professionalism and Ethics in Medicine: A Study Guide for Physicians and Physicians-in-Training is a unique self-study guide for practitioners and trainees covering the core competency areas of professionalism, ethics, and cultural sensitivity. This novel title presents real-world dilemmas encountered across the specialties of medicine, offering guidance and relevant information to assist physicians, residents, and medical students in their decision-making.

The text is divided into two parts:  Foundations and Questions with Answers.  The first part provides a substantive foundation of knowledge in the principles, scholarship, policy guidelines, and decision-making strategies of the modern health professions. The second part assists practitioners and trainees in preparing for the complex issues that arise each day in the settings where health professionals work and train – clinics, research centers, educational contexts, and communities.

Developed by renowned leaders in a broad range of clinical fields, Professionalism and Ethics in Medicine: A Study Guide for Physicians and Physicians-in-Training is a major, invaluable contribution to the literature and an indispensable reference for clinicians at all levels.

Keywords

Clinical Medicine Ethics Legal Multiculturalism Professionalism Transcultural

Editors and affiliations

  • Laura Weiss Roberts, MD, MA
    • 1
  • Daryn Reicherter, MD
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-1686-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-1685-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-1686-3
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