Medical vocation, beyond the duty of care: a review of literature from ethical and philosophical perspectives

Vocación médica, más allá del deber de cuidar: Revisión de la literatura desde el aspecto ético y filosófico


  • Ricardo Jonathan Ayala Garcia AutorUniversidad Norbert Wiener. Lima, Peru. Clínica Internacional. Lima, Peru. Hospital Nacional Edgardo Rebagliati Martins
  • Lisset Giuliana Huamaní Huamán Universidad Norbert Wiener. Lima, Peru; Hospital Nacional Edgardo Rebagliati Martins



medical vocation, ethics, empathy, resilience, medical education


This review article explores medical vocation as a phenomenon that extends beyond the mere duty of caring for patients, focusing on the significance of ethical commitment, empathy, and resilience in medical practice. The implications for medical training and clinical practice are discussed.


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Author Biography

Ricardo Jonathan Ayala Garcia, AutorUniversidad Norbert Wiener. Lima, Peru. Clínica Internacional. Lima, Peru. Hospital Nacional Edgardo Rebagliati Martins

Universidad Norbert Wiener. Lima, Perú.

Clínica Internacional. Lima, Perú.

Hospital Nacional Edgardo Rebagliati Martins


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2023-09-14 — Updated on 2023-12-06

How to Cite

Ayala Garcia, R. J., & Huamaní Huamán, L. G. (2023). Medical vocation, beyond the duty of care: a review of literature from ethical and philosophical perspectives: Vocación médica, más allá del deber de cuidar: Revisión de la literatura desde el aspecto ético y filosófico. Revista De La Facultad De Medicina Humana, 23(3), 156–161.