Trust in Medical Professionals Declined Since the Pandemic

Trust is down, but physicians still rate higher than telemarketers (or members of Congress)

  • Ethics ratings for medical professionals is at its lowest point since 2004.
  • Regardless of party affiliation, respondents rated nurses, doctors, and pharmacists highly.
  • Both sides of the political spectrum hold telemarketers and members of Congress in low esteem.


Brenan M. Nurses Retain Top Ethics Rating in U.S., but Below 2020 High. Accessed July 3, 2023.