Table 2

Perspective on behaviors based on the Pritzker list (used with permission, adapted)
Q: Are these behaviors unprofessional for a medical student? Yes No
Repetitive late arrival to class 192 (75%) 63 (25%)
Checking email, sports, MSN, or news on laptop during lecture 97 (38%) 158 (62%)
Taking food from talks that you are not attending 185 (73%) 70 (27%)
Signing another student in for a required class 230 (90%) 25 (10%)
Leaving lecture before its conclusion 75 (29%) 180 (71%)
Leave class if the lecturer's quality is lower than expected 110 (43%) 145 (57%)
Switch sessions from an assigned room to another room 114 (45%) 141 (55%)
Skip a class or lab in which attendance is required 205 (80%) 50 (20%)
Skip a class or lab in which attendance is not required 37 (15%) 218 (85%)
Inebriation at school events 194 (76%) 61 (24%)
Skipping required school events (e.g. orientation, retreat). 164 (64%) 91 (36%)
Combining PBL 2 with PBL 1 of the next week 16 (6%) 239 (94%)
Discuss issues relating to religion or politics on the Listserv 111 (44%) 144 (56%)
Give review sessions geared toward exam questions which the Prof. has shared at special reviews 35 (14%) 220 (86%)
Using a colleague's power point presentation to give during a clerkship teaching session 132 (52%) 123 (48%)
Leaving a written sign-out for a colleague taking over on call instead of waiting to present verbally 195 (76%) 60 (24%)
Not filling out the student questionnaire 48 (19%) 207 (81%)

Byszewski et al.

Byszewski et al. BMC Medical Education 2012 12:115   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-115

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