Person-centred medicine and professional development

Authors

  • Nikos Christodoulou University of Nottingham
  • Rodrigo Ramalho Universidad Nacional de Asunción
  • Maria Larsson Stockholm Centre for Eating Disorders
  • Olga Karpenko Moscow Research Institute of Psychiatry

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5750/ijpcm.v1i3.49

Abstract

Professional development in medicine is fundamentally related to person-centred principles in many ways. It is important for us to recognise and analyse this relationship, in order to find opportunities to improve medical education. Translating such opportunities into pragmatic suggestions should help promote excellence in medical education and enhance the professional standing of future physicians.

Author Biography

Nikos Christodoulou, University of Nottingham

Clinical Lecturer in Psychiatry

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Published

2011-09-30

Issue

Section

Regular Articles