In our last issue of Notes, we looked at why professional conduct is important throughout your studies – and shared stories of students who crossed the line in their behaviour and saw their professionalism called into question.
It's important for you as a student to know where your responsibilities lie, and how your actions might impact on your studies and future career.
As a result, the GMC has recently published an updated resource – based on its core ethical guidance for doctors, Good medical practice – to help you understand what's expected of you as a student, and how to keep your professional standards high.
The guidance encourages you to:
You can find the full guidance on the GMC's website.
This article was correct at publication on 20/07/2016. It is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.
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