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Introduction: Investing in medical professionalism is investing in the future of healthcare if we want next generation to be equipped with values, behaviours, and attitudes that define the relationship between healthcare professionals and patients and also provide compassionate care.
Objective: To conduct a survey among faculty, post-graduate residents, house officers, and students to assess their perceptions of medical professionalism and identify gaps where additional training and support are required within the next three months.
Methods: A descriptive correlational study was conducted among a sample size of 300, including faculty, post-graduate residents, house officers, and students of a private medical college, through convenient sampling. Duration of 3 months was accustomed to collecting prescribed data through a validated self-assessment tool” LAMPS” was used after getting permission. This questionnaire consisted of five attributes: accountability, autonomy, integrity, altruism, and respect. The data was analysed using SPSS version 25.
Results: The comparison of data showed that faculty and house officers have high values of professionalism when compared to postgraduate trainees and medical students.
Conclusion: There are multiple reasons for this attitude. The most probable reason is that faculty and house officers are highly paid among these job titles, and therefore they are more accountable for their actions to the paying body.
Keywords: Health, Professionalism, Dental Students, Faculty