Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in the effective exchange of information and collaboration with patients, their families and health professionals.
Demonstrate knowledge of established and evolving biomedical, clinical, epidemiological and social-behavioral sciences as well as the application of this knowledge to clinical care
Provide patient-centered care that is compassionate, appropriate and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health
Demonstrate the ability to investigate and evaluate one’s care of patients, to appraise and assimilate scientific evidence and to continuously improve patient care based on constant self -evaluation and life- long learning
Demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities and an adherence to ethical principles
Demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care, as well as the ability to call effectively on other resources in the system to provide optimal health care1
1Competencies and their definitions are reproduced or adapted from Accreditation Counsel for Graduate Medical Education, General Competencies and Englander R, Cameron T, Ballard A, Dodge J, Bull J, Aschenbrener C. Toward a Common Taxonomy of Competency Domains for the Health Professions and Competencies for Physicians. Acad Med 2013;88:1088-94.
Definitions, competencies and objectives were reproduced or adapted from several sources including the ACGME General Competencies, University of California San Francisco Learning Objectives and Englander at al. “Toward a Common Taxonomy of Competency Domains for the Health Professionals and Competencies for Physicians” published in Academic Medicine September of 2013.
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