BSOM Educational Goal, Competencies and Objectives
Approved by BSOM ECC May 18, 2017
The three-fold mission of the Brody School of Medicine is to:
The BSOM curriculum is built on a series of measurable objectives designed to produce competent, compassionate physicians ready to practice in a changing environment. These objectives are grouped into six categories including Patient care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Ethics and Professionalism in Medicine, and Systems-Based Practice.
Provide patient-centered care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.
Demonstrate knowledge of established and evolving biomedical, clinical, epidemiological, and social-behavioral sciences, as well as the application of this knowledge to patient care.
Demonstrate the ability to evaluate the care provided to their patients, to appraise and incorporate scientific evidence, and to continuously improve patient care through habits of reflection, self-evaluation, and self-directed life-long learning.
Demonstrate effective listening, verbal, and written communication skills that result in the effective exchange of information and collaboration with patients, their families, and health care professionals while providing patient centered care.
Demonstrate, through knowledge and behavior, a commitment to the highest standards of competence, ethics, integrity and accountability to the patient and profession.
Recognize the larger context and system of health care, and well as the ability to call effectively on other resources in the system to provide optimal health care.