Knowledge for practice

  • Demonstrate mastery of clinically relevant scientific knowledge of the normal structure and function of the body, mechanisms of disease, therapeutic interventions, disease prevention and health promotion
  • Understand the clinical relevance of scientific inquiry and demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate and pally emerging knowledge

Patient care

  • Acquire and synthesize relevant patient information to formulate an appropriate differential diagnosis and patient-centered plan
  • Counsel and educate patients and their families about health conditions, disease prevention and management, and community resources to meet health needs
  • Use information technology to optimize patient care
  • Perform basic technical skills related to the care of the patient including the appropriate utilization of informed consent

Practice-based learning and improvement

  • Access and appraise the most relevant evidence from multiple sources to address important patient and population-based questions.
  • Utilize self-assessment and feedback from multiple sources to improve knowledge, skills and attitudes.
  • Contribute to an environment of discovery and learning as a member of a professional community.

Systems-based practice

  • Demonstrate a systems-based approach to optimizing care to patients and improving the health of populations
  • Draw upon community assets and systems resources, integrating individual and population-based strategies, to improve the health of patients and populations
  • Develop practices to improve value of care through best utilization of health care resources

Professionalism

  • Respect human dignity and diversity by demonstrating accepting, non-judgmental behaviors and providing compassionate care for all
  • Take responsibility, behave honestly and act in a timely, organized and dependable manner
  • Adhere to ethical principles in working with patients and populations
  • Serve as an advocate to promote health of patients and populations

Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrate effective communication using oral, written and electronic formats to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with patients, families and communities
  • Demonstrate effective communication using oral, written and electronic formats to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with members of the interprofessional care team
  • Effectively convey evidence-based health practices, programs and policies to a variety of audiences
  • Bridge cultural and health literacy gaps to minimize disparities and optimize health care outcomes