Qualities of Doctors

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Motivation to study medicine

Insight into own strengths and weaknesses

Reflects on own work

Personal organisation

Academic ability

Problem solving

Dealing with uncertainty

Manage risks, deal with problems

Takes responsibility for own actions

Conscientiousness

Insight into your own health

Effective communication

Teamwork

Treats people with respect

Resilience

Empathy

Honesty

Able to deal with difficult situations

 

  • From the BMA’s ‘How to Become a Doctor’ 2016
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