• Relate normal structure, development, and function, to the genetic, biochemical, physiological, neurological, and immunological processes among the major organ systems of the body in maintaining homeostasis.
  • Assess the role of normal human biological, cognitive, psychological, and behavioral development across the life span as determinants of health and illness.
  • Determine the impact of genetics, nutrition, epidemiology, and environmental influences on individual health and disease and informing treatment in local and global communities.
  • Relate principles of pathology, physiology, microbiology, and immunology to the clinical evaluation and diagnosis of common diseases and disorders.
  • Integrate the scientific foundations and advances of medicine with clinical reasoning skills in the prevention, treatment, and management of diseases, including pharmacologic and other interventions that can prevent, cure or alter the course of diseases and disorders.
  • Demonstrate the ability to elicit an appropriate medical history and physical. Examination and synthesize the information into a differential diagnosis
  • Propose a suitable management plan, including the selection of laboratory and radiologic tests, interpretation of their results, and implementation of interventions, to diagnose and treat common clinical conditions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to counsel and educate patients, their families, and other caregivers about treating and preventing disease.
  • Demonstrate the ability to transition patient care from one provider to the next using appropriate verbal handoff and written documentation.
  • Demonstrate culturally sensitive, patient-centered communication about medical, emotional, social and spiritual matters to patients, their families, and other caregivers.
  • Demonstrate shared decision-making with patients, their families, and other caregivers from all backgrounds.
  • Demonstrate the ability to present a coherent oral and written summary of patient clinical conditions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with other health care professionals and teams.
  • Appraise the medical literature and electronic resources for validity, applicability, limitations, and standard of care for the provision of care to individual patients and populations.
  • Use evidence-based strategies to teach colleagues, patients, and the community- at-large about patient care in multiple clinical settings.
  • Appraise one's growth and development as a lifelong learner through reflective practice of personal and professional strengths and challenges.
  • Assess one's personal well-being and its contribution to the health and wellness of their professional community and patient population.
  • Apply principles of cost-effective medicine to the analysis of the organization, financing, and delivery of health care.
  • Appraise mechanisms to systematically enhance quality patient care and safety.
  • Analyze the essential importance of physician advocacy and health care policy in improving patient outcomes.
  • Discuss the elements of health care systems that lead to health outcome disparities and those that can mitigate such disparities.
  • Describe how cultures and belief systems impact perceptions of and responses to health and illness.
  • Use appropriate healthcare resources for optimization of patient care.
  • Demonstrate understanding of ethical principles operating in the healthcare environment and the medical profession.
  • Apply ethical principles to professional activities including the care of patients and interaction with peers.
  • Demonstrate leadership, reliability, and integrity in all professional activities.
  • Demonstrate awareness of how one's beliefs, values, and conflicts of interest may impact patient care.
  • Demonstrate compassion and care towards others regardless of differences in beliefs, identity, race, and culture.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the core concepts of biostatistics and epidemiology, and critical evaluation of the literature.
  • Demonstrate basic research skills and the ethical principles necessary to answer clinical questions.
  • Recognize the importance of social accountability to address society's health problems.
  • Establish research teams to tackle clinical questions.