Educating for Professionalism

Educating for Professionalism : Creating a Culture of Humanism in Medical Education

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In their desire to improve medical professionalism within the world of academic medicine, editors Delese Wear and Janet Bickel have assembled thirteen thought provoking essays that elucidate the many facets of teaching, valuing, and maintaining medical professionalism in the middle of the myriad challenges facing medicine at the dawn of the twenty-first century.The collection traces how the values of altruism and service influence not only mission statements and admission policies but also the content of medical school ethics courses, student-led task forces, and mentoring programs, along with larger environmental issues in medical schools and the communities they serve.show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 272.15g
  • University of Iowa Press
  • Iowa, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 1587296977
  • 9781587296970
  • 1,139,315

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"An inspirational work that will give medical educators many ideas and will stimulate some substantial changes in education about service and community activism." - Joseph F. O'Donnell, senior advising dean and director of community programs, Dartmouth Medical School"show more

About Delese Wear

Delese Wear teaches at the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. She is the author of Privilege in the Medical Academy: A Feminist Examines Gender, Race, and Power and Professionalism in Medicine: Critical Perspectives and was the editor of the Journal of Medical Humanities from 1994 to 2007. Following 25 years in positions of increasing national leadership at the Association of American Medical Colleges, Janet Bickel started her own business as a career and leadership development coach and consultant. She is also an adjunct assistant professor of medical education at George Washington University School of Medicine and a member of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine [ELAM] Consultation Alliance.show more

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