Professionalism in medical students: what actually makes a difference? [Letter]
Kiran Pillai, Muhammed Kermali, Ahsan Rashid
Faculty of Medicine, Medical Student at St George’s, University of London, London, UK
We read with great interest the study by Selic et al1 regarding the influence of personal values and characteristics on attitudes towards professionalism. Their results were fascinating, demonstrating that female gender, acceptability and striving for professional goals were positively associated with professionalism. It seems that there are no previous studies that have focused on similar factors.1 Thus, the study provides a novel insight into the determinants of professionalism amongst medical students.
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