To the Editor: In their study of behaviors of highly professional resident physicians, Dr Reed and colleagues1 attempted to measure professionalism using instrument items they describe as reflecting the best practices in professionalism measurement. However, we believe that a consideration of measurement requirements and useful measure construction is warranted.
Peeters MJ, Beltyukova S. Measuring Professionalism in Resident Physicians. JAMA. 2009;301(7):723-724. doi:10.1001/jama.2009.134