Physician's Oath

Physician's Oath

At the time of being admitted as a member of the medical profession:

  • I solemnly pledge myself to consecrate my life to the service of humanity;
  • I will give to my teachers the respect and gratitude which is their due;
  • I will practice my profession with conscience and dignity; the health of my patient will be my first consideration;
  • I will maintain by all the means in my power, the honor and the noble traditions of the medical profession; my colleagues will be my brothers;
  • I will not permit considerations of religion, nationality, race, party politics or social standing to intervene between my duty and my patient;
  • I will maintain the utmost respect for human life from the time of conception, even under threat, I will not use my medical knowledge contrary to the laws of humanity;
  • I make these promises solemnly, freely and upon my honor.


Focus on service, respect for teachers, conscientious practice, being nonjudgmental, and respect for human life.

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 Declaration of Geneva
Proceedings of Meetings and Symposia>Conference Session:   World Medical Association, (1948), Declaration of Geneva, World Medical Association, Retrieved on 2011-06-02
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    02 JUN 2011

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    Folksonomies: ethics oath