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May 12, 2015, Vol 313, No. 18, Pages 1773-1876 | Professionalism and Governance

In This Issue of JAMA

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1773-1775. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11735
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Ensuring Competency and Professionalism Through State Medical Licensing

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1791-1792. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4017

This Viewpoint discusses the changing roles of state medical boards from inception and their importance to physicians and society.

Professionalism, Self-regulation, and MotivationHow Did Health Care Get This So Wrong?

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1793-1794. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4045

This Viewpoint discusses structuring practice environments with incentives and motivators of professionalism to help physicians accomplish the Triple Aim of better health, better health care, and lower cost.

Aiming Higher to Enhance ProfessionalismBeyond Accreditation and Certification

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1795-1796. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3818

This Viewpoint discusses the potential enhancements to medical professionalism made possible through effective work with accrediting and certifying organizations.

Undergraduate Medical Education and the Foundation of Physician Professionalism

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1797-1798. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4019

This Viewpoint discusses use of a shared governance model for undergraduate medical education as a framework for ongoing professional development of physicians.

Enhancing Professionalism Through Management

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1799-1800. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4336

This Viewpoint by Ezekiel J. Emanuel discusses how becoming better managers will make physicians better medical professionals.

Professionalism and its Implications for Governance and Accountability of Graduate Medical Education in the United States

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1801-1802. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3738

In this Viewpoint, Nasca discusses the responsibility of the medical profession to ensure accountability in graduate medical education (GME).

Postgraduate Education of PhysiciansProfessional Self-regulation and External Accountability

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1803-1804. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4048

This Viewpoint considers the need for medical education to refocus training from physician self-focus to shared responsibility in the delivery of care that may expand beyond the traditional parameters of oversight by specialty.

Of the Profession, by the Profession, and for Patients, Families, and Communities ABMS Board Certification and Medicine’s Professional Self-regulation

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1805-1806. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4025

This Viewpoint describes the role of board certification in collective professional self-regulation, current challenges, and future directions.

Professional Self-regulation in a Changing WorldOld Problems Need New Approaches

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1807-1808. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4060

This Viewpoint discusses recent controversy involving the American Board of Internal Medicine’s Maintenance of Certification program and their plans for the future.

The Role of Maintenance of Certification Programs in Governance and Professionalism

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1809-1810. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3576

This Viewpoint discusses the maintenance of certification for physicians and the obligations involved, which are mainly unrelated to direct patient care, teaching, or research.

Medicine’s Continuous Improvement Imperative

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1811-1812. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4619

This Viewpoint describes how the continuous process improvement strategies of manufacturing industries can help physicians drive efforts to improve quality and enhance innovation.

Reforming the Continuing Medical Education System

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1813-1814. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4138

This Viewpoint describes problems with the continuing medical education delivery system and outlines actions that can lead to critically needed reform.

Redesigning Metrics to Integrate Professionalism Into the Governance of Health Care

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1815-1816. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4062

This Viewpoint describes the current fragmentation of quality and value metrics and the importance of relating quality measurement to patient outcomes and the costs of delivering care.

Physician Professionalism in Employed Practice

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1817-1818. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3742

This Viewpoint discusses the 4 key elements—clinical governance, management capabilities, clinical performance information transparency, and appropriateness of of financial incentives—of large group practice models to preserve successful physician self-regulation in the employment setting.

Professionalism, Fiduciary Duty, and Health-Related Business Leadership

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1819-1820. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4398

This Viewpoint proposes that expanding fiduciary duty to leaders of health-related businesses can help leaders meet the challenges of caring for not only the corporation and shareholders but also the patients and medical professionals.

The Transformation of US Physicians

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1821-1822. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.2915

This Viewpoint discusses challenges faced by US physicians as a result of major changes in medical practice.

Governance and Professionalism in MedicineA UK Perspective

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1823-1824. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3187

This Viewpoint discusses challenges that the United Kingdom has faced regarding the regulation of physicians in the wake of serious failures in health care.

Maintaining Physician Competence and ProfessionalismCanada’s Fine Balance

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1825-1826. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3705

This Viewpoint discusses use of medical self-regulation in Canada as a means of ensuring physician competence and professionalism.

Medical Professionalism and the Future of Public Trust in Physicians

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1827-1828. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4172

PRECIS HERE

A Piece of My Mind

Back to the Heart of the Matter

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1829-1830. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.1672
Editorial

Professionalism, Governance, and Self-regulation of Medicine

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1831-1836. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4569

Medical Professionalism

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1837-1838. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3597

Tasking the “Self” in the Self-governance of Medicine

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1839-1840. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3736

This Viewpoint discusses professional regulation of medicine through private sector organizations, laws, and the government and the call for personal commitment to self-regulate by physicians.

Review

AchalasiaA Systematic Review

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1841-1852. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.2996

This systematic review reports evidence related to the diagnosis and management of achalasia, focusing on phenotypic classification pertinent to therapeutic outcomes.

From the JAMA Network

Hoarseness and Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1853-1854. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17969
JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

Screening for Hepatitis C

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1855-1856. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.2833

This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the most recent US Preventive Services Task Force guidelines on screening for hepatitis C virus infection in adults.

From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

A 4-Drug Combination (Viekira Pak) for Hepatitis C

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1857-1858. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4562

This Medical Letter review summarizes a new fixed-dose combination antiviral for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection.

Research Letter

Association Between Regulatory Advisories and Codeine Prescribing to Postpartum Women

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1861-1862. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3642
Comment & Response

Chlorhexidine Bathing and Infections in Critically Ill Patients

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1862-1863. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3527

Chlorhexidine Bathing and Infections in Critically Ill Patients

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1863. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3533

Chlorhexidine Bathing and Infections in Critically Ill Patients—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1863-1864. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3539

Use of Wearable Monitoring Devices to Change Health Behavior

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1864-1865. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3536

Use of Wearable Monitoring Devices to Change Health Behavior

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1865. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3530

Use of Wearable Monitoring Devices to Change Health Behavior—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1865-1866. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3542
Medical News & Perspectives

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Evidence-based Medicine

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1783-1785. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.2845
The JAMA Forum

Of SCOTUS and Chicken

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1785-1786. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3316
Capitol Health Call

Bill Takes Aim at Nationwide Shortage of Nurses

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1787. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3747

Senate Extends Funding That Provides Health Insurance for Children

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1787. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4506

Senators Introduce Legislation to Streamline Development and Approval of New Treatments

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1787. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4508

GAO: The Way Medicare Pays Certain Hospitals Could Lead to Overspending

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1787. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4509
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Too Many Sidelined by COPD

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1788. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4218

ED Visits for Strokes Decline While Imaging Rates Increase

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1788. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4251
The Art of JAMA

Untitled (Bouquet of Flowers)Elizabeth Sprague

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1780-1781. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11737
Poetry and Medicine

Serial Sevens

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1867. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.250
JAMA Revisited

The Care of the Patient

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1868. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11744
JAMA Patient Page

Achalasia

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1876. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3407
JAMA Masthead

JAMA

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JAMA. 2015;313(18):1777-1778. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11736
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