Moral Distress

Can professionalism be taught?

Kieran Quinn

As medical students, we fall under the scope of ‘future physicians’ and the public expects us to behave as such. A patient needs to be able to trust their physician to exercise good judgment and to act in the best interest of their health. This trust is rooted in the confidence that physicians will put

Moral distress

As a 3rd year medical student, I am a junior member (also known as a clinical clerk) of a large health care team. Throughout my rotations, situations arise where – if I was in charge – I would do things differently.  Most of the time, these differences in style or approach are minor in nature