n South African Medical Journal - Issues in medicine : revitalising professionalism : forum
|Article Title||Issues in medicine : revitalising professionalism : forum|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Aug 2011|
|Pages||508 - 509|
'Medical professionalism is not optional. It is an essential part of being a doctor, no matter how many challenges face us.' (trainee doctor)
Against the background of current social criticism of the medical profession, well captured by Benatar in this journal in 1997, the medical profession has been intensely introspective over the past 5 years in seeking to respond to society's disquiet.
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