Teaching Clinical Ethics at the Bedside: William Osler and the Essential Role of the Hospitalist.
AMA J Ethics. 2017 Jun 01;19(6):528-532
Authors: William McCarthy M, Fins JJ
As the field of hospital medicine celebrates its twenty-first anniversary, we believe it is time to expand its mission to play an even greater role in medical education. Given hospitalists' proximity to students and clinical material, members of this growing cohort of physicians are uniquely positioned to teach normative reasoning, professionalism, communication, and medical ethics in real time to trainees on the wards. But, to do so, we must reimagine the role of the hospitalist in graduate and postgraduate medical education.
PMID: 28644781 [PubMed - in process]