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Professionalism (PR)

chris thurman

Chair of Professionalism

- Christopher Thurman, D.O.

professionalismThe optimal clinical learning environment recognizes that attitudes, beliefs, and skills related to professionalism directly impact the quality and safety of patient care. It has mechanisms in place for reporting concerns around professionalism, periodic assessment of concerns and identification of potential vulnerabilities, and the provision of feedback and education related to resulting actions.


  • Main focus areas: honesty, integrity, and mistreatment
  • Specific training in ethical use of EHRs: copy-and-paste, blow-in phrases
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • Conflict of Interest Declaration
  • Patient’s perception of professional Care

Professionalism (including Honest and Accurate Reporting of Information, Scientific Integrity and Issues of Mistreatment)


  • Crucial Conversations Training 16 hrs
    • Residents and Nurse Managers Training
    • Hosp Nursing Staff next to be trained
  • Chief Resident Council
  • Professionalism Remediation Process
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