Program Description: 

The rigors of residency training can often generate “moral stress tests” that challenge the character development of physicians-in-training. In this presentation, Dr. Yoon will share from his experience in teaching professionalism and ethics as a former internal medicine residency program director in a community hospital setting.


Key words

  • bioethics
  • clinical ethics
  • health care ethics
  • medical ethics
  • medical humanities


Target audience: 
  • Physicians
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Understand how various ethical and professional challenges in residency training might be better reconceptualized as “moral stress tests."
  • Describe one clinical ethical reasoning model of teaching practical wisdom in medicine.
  • Reimagine together what it would mean to cultivate intentional “reflective spaces” in graduate medical education.


Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationship to disclose.

John Yoon, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, The University of Chicago
Visiting Scholar, Kern Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin


Kris Tym
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 587-7704
Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Session date: 
02/15/2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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