To Be a Doctor: Reflections on Professional Identity Formation

Story in AM Rounds demonstrates the power of reflection in helping students develop their professional identity.

Hedy Wald
Hedy S. Wald


AM Rounds is the official blog of Academic Medicine, the journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.  In this blog entry, Dr. Hedy S. Wald, PhD, clinical associate professor of Family Medicine at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, explores how written narratives are a powerful tool for the professional identity development of physicians-in-training.