This Conversation Starters article presents a selected research abstract from the 2016 Association of American Medical Colleges Southern Region Group on Educational Affairs annual spring meeting. The abstract is paired with the integrative commentary of three experts who shared their thoughts stimulated by the pilot study. These thoughts probe the concept of patient “ownership” and suggest an alternative way of conceptualizing physicians' total dedication to patient care.
- communities of practice
- legitimate peripheral participation
- total dedication
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