Professionalism and Medical Education’s Hidden Curriculum (February 25, 2009)

Frederic W. Hafferty, Ph.D. (Professor of Behavioral Sciences, University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth, Minnesota) presented a sociological and literature review of professionalism in medicine and medical education. Dr. Hafferty proposed an analytical model of “network maps” that visually display the lines of connection among core competencies and professionalism indicators extant in a four year medical curricula.