Are We Proper Role Models for Students? Interns’ Perception of Faculty and Residents’ Professional Behaviour

Fariba Asghari, Nazila Fard, Arash Atabaki
Submitted: August, 2011

In this descriptive study, 218 interns in surgery and internal medicine wards at four teaching hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences were enrolled during the first semester of the 2007/2008 academic year to assess interns’ level of exposure to different aspects of professional attitude and behaviour among faculty and residents. The questionnaire was completed by 150 students (68.8%) for faculty and by 139 students (63.7%) for residents. In terms of ov