Medical professionalism: more than fitness to practise

Owen, D., Hill, F. and Stephens, C. (2009) Medical professionalism: more than fitness to practise. The Academy Subject Centre for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine Newsletter, 01, (18), 16-19.


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The General Medical Council (GMC) and the Medical Schools Council have produced guidance on professional behaviour for medical schools and students. The guidance focuses particularly on fitness to practise.While fitness to practise is vital for the protection of patients, we argue that it is only one aspect involved in the teaching and learning of professionalism.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1740-8768 (print)
1479523 (electronic)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Medical Education
ePrint ID: 68684
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2009
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 16:11

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