Nurses top the list of highly rated healthcare professionals, according to this annual Gallup poll. In the latest poll, reported in January 2020, 85% of Americans say nurses’ honesty and ethical standards are “very high” or “high.” Ratings of nurses were almost 20 points higher than the next best professionals: engineers (rated high or very high by 66%). Also in the top five, were health professionals medical doctors (65%), pharmacists (64%) and dentists (61%). Hands down, nurses are seen as highly trustworthy. In general, key healthcare staff rate well for honesty and ethical behavior. At the bottom of the list were car and insurance salespeople, as well as Senators and Members of Congress.