Academic etiquette for the nephrologist

Suzanne Watnick

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Abstract

Academic etiquette is an underexplored and underemphasized topic. Yet, a collegial atmosphere is essential to accomplish the missions of an academic medical center. Appropriate social, personal, and cultural behaviors are not only desirable, but they are also necessary to practice and emulate. As faculty in an academic center, one may want to share these thoughts with peers, students, and other healthcare providers. As a trainee, one may want dedicated lectures on this topic and to observe the behaviors modeled by mentors. This article attempts to outline principles of appropriate etiquette in the academic workplace. These include issues of loyalty, collegiality, and collaboration in daily activities from research to clinical care. Approaching personal interactions with grace and integrity can be an essential tool in the pursuit of academic excellence and success.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1884-1886
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
Volume3
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2008

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Transplantation

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