Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics



SPECIAL SECTION: PRAXIS: ETHICAL ISSUES IN MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING

The Moral Orientations of Justice and Care among Young Physicians


DONNIE J.  SELF  a1, NANCY S.  JECKER  a2 and DeWITT C.  BALDWIN  JR. a3
a1 College of Medicine in the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center in College Station, Texas
a2 School of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle
a3 Institute for Ethics and Scholar in Residence at the American Medical Association in Chicago, Illinois

High moral standards and adherence to a moral code have long been strong tenets of the profession of medicine, even though there have been occasional lapses that have led to renewed calls for a revitalization of moral integrity in medicine. Certainly, a moral component has generally been held to be an important aspect of the concept of a physician.



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