Milestones Linked to Core Competencies
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  • Document and report clinical information truthfully (P-A1)
  • Follow formal policies (P-A2)
  • Accept personal errors and honestly acknowledge them (P-A3)
  • Uphold ethical expectations of research and scholarly activity (P-A4)
  • Demonstrate empathy and compassion to all patients (P-B1)
  • Demonstrate a commitment to relieve pain and suffering (P-B2)
  • Provide support (physical, psychological, social and spiritual) for dying patients and their families (P-B3)
  • Provide leadership for a team that respects patient dignity and autonomy (P-B4)
  • Communicate constructive feedback to other members of the health care team (P-C1)
  • Recognize, respond to and report impairment in colleagues or substandard care via peer review process (P-C2)
  • Respond promptly and appropriately to clinical responsibilities including but not limited to calls and pages (P-D1)
  • Carry out timely interactions with colleagues, patients, and their designated caregivers (P-D2)
  • Recognize and manage obvious conflicts of interest, such as caring for family members and professional associates as patients (P-E1)
  • Maintain ethical relationships with industry (P-E2)
  • Recognize and manage subtler conflicts of interest (P-E3)
  • Dress and behave appropriately (P-F1)
  • Maintain appropriate professional relationships with patients, families and staff (P-F2)
  • Ensure prompt completion of clinical, administrative and curricular tasks (P-F3)
  • Recognize and address personal, psychological, and physical limitations that may affect professional performance (P-F4)
  • Recognize the scope of his/her abilities and ask for supervision and assistance appropriately (P-F5)
  • Serve as a professional role model for more junior colleagues (e.g. medical students, interns) (P-F6)
  • Recognize the need to assist colleagues in the provision of duties (P-F7)
  • Recognize when it is necessary to advocate for individual patient needs (P-G1)
  • Effectively advocate for individual patient needs (P-G2)
  • Recognize and take responsibility for situations where public health supersedes individual health (e.g. reportable infectious diseases) (P-H1)
  • Treat patients with dignity, civility and respect, regardless of race, culture, gender, ethnicity, age, or socioeconomic status¬†(P-I1)
  • Recognize and manage conflict when patient values differ from their own¬†(P-I2)
  • Maintain patient confidentiality (P-J1)
  • Educate and hold others accountable for patient confidentiality¬†(P-J2)
  • Recognize that disparities exist in health care among populations and that they may impact care of the patient (P-K1)
  • Embrace physicians' role in assisting the public and policy makers in understanding and addressing causes of disparity in disease and suffering (P-K2)
  • Advocates for appropriate allocation of limited health care resources (P-K3)
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