Any graduate of the College of Medicine should be competent in these areas:

  • Providing care that is compassionate, appropriate and effective in treating health problems and promoting good health.
  • Demonstrating strong knowledge of established and evolving biomedical, clinical, epidemiological, social, and behavioral sciences - and applying this knowledge to patient care.
  • Investigating and evaluating, in order to improve their patient care practices, and appraising and assimilating scientific evidence to achieve these aims.
  • Effectively partnering and exchanging information with patients, their families and professional associates.
  • Demonstrating a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities and sensitivity towards a diverse patient population, while adhering to ethical principles.
  • Demonstrating an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care, drawing effectively on system resources to provide optimal care.