This JAMA Professionalism article uses the case of a physician requesting prescription medication from a colleague to examine professional boundaries between physicians and options for managing those boundaries.
This JAMA Professionalism article presents the case of a medical error and the options for handling the situation, including communicating with the patients.
This Medical News feature discusses the conflicts that physician-journalists may face in balancing the need to report news with standards of professionalism and their ethical obligations to patients and the public.
This Viewpoint discusses the potential enhancements to medical professionalism made possible through effective work with accrediting and certifying organizations.
This Viewpoint discusses challenges that the United Kingdom has faced regarding the regulation of physicians in the wake of serious failures in health care.
This Viewpoint discusses the maintenance of certification for physicians and the obligations involved, which are mainly unrelated to direct patient care, teaching, or research.
This Viewpoint discusses use of medical self-regulation in Canada as a means of ensuring physician competence and professionalism.
In this Viewpoint, Nasca discusses the responsibility of the medical profession to ensure accountability in graduate medical education (GME).
This Viewpoint discusses the 4 key elements—clinical governance, management capabilities, clinical performance information transparency, and appropriateness of of financial incentives—of large group practice models to preserve successful physician self-regulation in the employment setting.
This Viewpoint discusses the changing roles of state medical boards from inception and their importance to physicians and society.
This Viewpoint discusses use of a shared governance model for undergraduate medical education as a framework for ongoing professional development of physicians.
This Viewpoint discusses structuring practice environments with incentives and motivators of professionalism to help physicians accomplish the Triple Aim of better health, better health care, and lower cost.
This Viewpoint describes the current fragmentation of quality and value metrics and the importance of relating quality measurement to patient outcomes and the costs of delivering care.
This Viewpoint by Ezekiel J. Emanuel discusses how becoming better managers will make physicians better medical professionals.
This Viewpoint proposes that expanding fiduciary duty to leaders of health-related businesses can help leaders meet the challenges of caring for not only the corporation and shareholders but also the patients and medical professionals.
This Viewpoint discusses challenges faced by US physicians as a result of major changes in medical practice.
Moses and coauthors used public data, principally from 1980 to 2011, to describe and document the current anatomy and historical trends of health care in the United States.