Moving Beyond Nostalgia and Motives: Towards a Complexity Science View of Medical Professionalism.

Hafferty, F.W., Levinson, D.
Submitted: January, 2008

Modern-day discourse on medical professionalism has largely been dominated by a “nostalgic” view, emphasizing individual motives and behaviors. Shaped by a defining conflict between commercialism and professionalism, this discourse has unfolded through a series of waves, the firs