Assessing Professionalism in Medicine – A Scoping Review of Assessment Tools from 1990 to 2018

Kuang Teck Tay, Shea Ng, Jia Min Hee, Elisha Wan Ying Chia, Divya Vythilingam, Yun Ting Ong , Min Chiam , Annelissa Mien Chew Chin , Warren Fong , Limin Wijaya , Ying Pin Toh , Stephen Mason, Lalit Kumar, Radha Krishna
Submitted: January, 2020

Medical professionalism enhances doctor-patient relationships and advances patient-centric care. However, despite its pivotal role, the concept of medical professionalism remains diversely understood, taught and thus poorly assessed with Singapore lacking a linguistically sensitive, context specific and culturally appropriate assessment tool. Arksey and O’Malley’s approach was used to identify appropriate publications featured in four databases published between 1 January 1990 and 31 December 2018. 3799 abstracts were