JAMA Theme Issue: Medical Professionalism and Governance and Self-regulation of Medicine JAMA

Howard Bauchner, Phil B Fontanarosa, Amy E Thompson
Submitted: May, 2015

Major themes include whether physician competency and professionalism are ensured through existing licensing, certification, and accreditation processes or whether changes are needed to maintain the public’s trust in professional self-regulation. Another theme is the importance of patients’ well-being in physician professionalism and the role of medical education in fostering this quality in trainees and practicing physicians. Viewpoints addressing medical regulation and professionalism in Canada and the United Kingdom and from disciplines other than medicine provide additional perspectives. Pertinent articles included in abstract

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