Anecdotal and public opinion evidence that respect for physicians may be decreasing could be explained by a decline, or perceived decline, in medical professionalism. Causes for the latter are discussed, and physician embrace of “the new professionalism” is suggested.
Bryant, Daniel C.
"Medical Professionalism: Who Needs It?,"
Journal of Maine Medical Center: Vol. 1
, Article 14.
Available at: https://knowledgeconnection.mainehealth.org/jmmc/vol1/iss1/14