The Charter on Medical Professionalism is a set of principles to which all physicians should adhere and aspire.1 A key component of professional responsibilities is practicing medicine that is up to date and evidence based. This is the essence of the commitment to professional competence and to scientific knowledge. It is also speaks to several components of quality of care as defined by the Institute of Medicine: care should be effective, efficient, patient centered, and equitable.2
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