A New Approach to Continuing Medical Education

The Medical Professionalism Project is an innovative short film series that explores the complex expectations, challenges, and responsibilities of being a healthcare professional.

A collaboration between healthcare professionals, educators, filmmakers, technologists, and the behavioral scientist and best-selling author Dan Ariely and his team, this 12-episode series explores topics related to conflicts of interest, medical ethics, and burnout, and delves deep into the social science of our decision-making habits.


This series includes:

  • 12 short episodes (5-10 minutes in length)
  • Games
  • Academic Resources
  • Tips and Takeaways


What People Are Saying about MPP

  • 80% feel they are better able to participate in a dialogue about what constitutes medical professionalism after completing the series.
  • 73% said MPP increased their knowledge/competence.
  • 80% are better able to recognize unprofessional behavior in themselves or others.


Available for individuals, groups, classes, or health institutions, the full series is available through our website. The films can also be licensed individually or in bundles for use in classrooms, presentations, or grand rounds. Check out our Episode Guide to see which topics are most relevant to your team. For more information on pricing and access, please write us at contact@professionalismproject.com.


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