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Professionalism, professionalization, expertise and compassion: a qualitative study of medical residents

BMC Medical EducationBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:21

Received: 28 September 2016

Accepted: 19 January 2017

Published: 23 January 2017

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Original Submission
28 Sep 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Eva Doherty
7 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lynn Clouder
27 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - Susan Phillips
Resubmission - Version 2
27 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
19 Jan 2017 Editorially accepted
23 Jan 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12909-017-0864-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Family Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
Department of Family Medicine - Centre for Studies in Primary Care/Office of Health Sciences Education, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada