In health care, the ability to earn and give trust is an important human act. It requires individuals to put their own welfare in the hands of another and have confidence that their vulnerability will be reciprocated with something important to them. While trust between patients and their physicians is well established as a keystone of care, the essential nature of trust between physician teachers and their peer or more junior learners has become a more central concern of health professions educators.
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Sklar DP, McMahon GT. Trust Between Teachers and Learners. JAMA. Published online May 13, 2019321(22):2157–2158. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.22130
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