Spandorfer J, Pohl C, Nasca T, Rattner SL, eds. Professionalism in Medicine : A Case-Based Guide for Medical Students. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2010.
Video: Commitment to Professional Responsibilities
A third year student on his surgical clerkship, sees a newly hospitalized patient with his resident. The patient had a history of inflammatory bowel disease and is now admitted with increased pain and diarrhea. The student observes the resident as he completes a cursory history and exam and then presents findings to the attending, many of which were fabricated.