Teaching professionalism during anesthesiology training

J Clin Anesth. 2005 Aug;17(5):392-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2004.10.006.


Recently, there has been a focus on the teaching of professionalism in postgraduate medical education. Many discussions and studies have been performed to help in teaching professionalism and in the evaluation of the effectiveness of this teaching process. Unfortunately, many anesthesiologists are unaware of the literature and the discussions that have taken place. This review article serves as a primer for those individuals faced with the task of instilling the concepts of professionalism, not only in trainees but also in anesthesiologists practicing today.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anesthesiology / education*
  • Education, Medical, Graduate*
  • Ethics, Medical / education
  • Humans
  • Internship and Residency