Med students: They like it if you cried

Some medical students say they fake their responses to get through mandatory modules in "medical professionalism", amid claims they are a waste of time.

Professionalism training, commonly referred to as personal and professional development (PPD), is now a key part of many medical degrees, with students being asked to write personal reflections on ethical topics.

In an eye-opening study, 40 students at three NSW medical schools were questioned about their experiences.

The findings

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