Virtual Mentor. October 2001, Volume 3, Number 10.
Fostering Trust in the Patient-Physician Relationship
One of the challenges the profession faces in shaping medicine's future, presented as part of VM's two-year commemorative issue.
Fostering Trust in the Patient-Physician Relationship assesses the significance of trust in the therapeutic relationship. Despite the changes in the health care system, disease will always create vulnerability, and patients will always need to have confidence that physicians are acting in their best interest.
A Physician by Any Other Name - by Audiey Kao, MD. PhD
Through the Student's Eyes: "But I Don't Eat Sweets" - by Michael Bevins
The Trend Toward Casual Dress and Address in the Medical Profession - by Sara Taub and Kayhan Parsi, JD, PhD
Mona, Is That You?
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