Family Medicine Residency Global Educational Objectives

Family Medicine Residency Global Educational Objectives

The global educational objectives listed below are not meant to be all-inclusive nor should they limit faculty or residents from constantly striving for improvement in the performance of all competencies at all year levels. These core educational objectives are simply guidelines to use for expected progress throughout the three-year residency program. Our residents, faculty and program are continuously evaluated to ensure success in achieving these competencies, goals and objectives.

Patient Care

Residents must be able to provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.

By the end of the residency, the family medicine resident will be able to:

Medical Knowledge

Residents must demonstrate knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and cognate (e.g., epidemiological and social-behavioral) sciences and the application of this knowledge to patient care.

By the end of the residency, the Family Medicine resident will be able to:

Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

Residents must be able to investigate and evaluate their patient care practices, appraise and assimilate scientific evidence, and improve their patient care practices.

By the end of the residency, the Family Medicine resident will be able to:

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Residents must be able to demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange and teaming with patients, their patients, families, and professional associates.

By the end of the residency, the Family Medicine resident will be able to:

Professionalism

Residents must demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.

By the end of the residency, the Family Medicine resident will be able to:

Systems-Based Practice

Residents must demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal value.

By the end of the residency, the Family Medicine resident will be able to: