Letters Section Editor: Jody W. Zylke, MD, Senior Editor.
Author Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at the Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas (email@example.com).
To the Editor: In their recent Viewpoint, Dr Arora and colleagues1 described the values of physicians trained prior to the era of duty-hour restrictions as “nostalgic professionalism”2 and lamented the behaviors of present-day residents arising from the conflict between nostalgic professionalism and mandated regulation. The authors argued that “a new professionalism must be advanced.”
Oud L. Professionalism in Graduate Medical Education. JAMA. 2013;309(11):1110-1112. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.1669