Table 1.

Classic Oaths and Modern Professionalism Statements

The Oath of Hippocrates (4th century bc)1
The Prayer of Maimonides (12th century ad)2
The Declaration of Geneva (1948)5
The Oath of Lasagna (1964)6
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Core Competencies (1999)7
The American Medical Association Declaration of Professional Responsibility (2001)8
The American Medical Association Principles of Medical Ethics (2001)9
The American Board of Internal Medicine Charter on Medical Professionalism (2002)10