Category Archives: Academic Exchange

Practical wisdom: vital core of professionalism in medical practices

The subject of the PhD thesis of Marij Bontemps is practical wisdom, “.. the virtuous capacity to .. discover what is morally relevant, knowing how to decide, knowing how to act, as well as knowing how to learn from what was not done well. Continue reading Practical wisdom: vital core of professionalism in medical practices

Cultivating quality awareness in corona times

Together with my colleagues Andries Baart and Jan den Bakker, I wrote an article in which we presented the Care-Ethical Model of Quality (CEMQ). We did that against the background of the Covid-19 pandemic and used the pandemic to illustrate the fruitfulness of CEMQ in describing, interrogating, evaluating, and improving existing care practices. Continue reading Cultivating quality awareness in corona times