UMMS Competency PROBLEM SOLVER

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Physician as Clinical Problem Solver

This astute professional applies critical thinking and evidence-based Scientific knowledge to address the needs and preferences of each individual patient, and provide customized, responsive care. Highly developed clinical decision-making and data gathering skills ensure that each graduating physician is able to deliver the highest quality of patient care.

Examples of behaviors our graduates use to demonstrate competence

  • Applies technology and informatics for high quality care
  • Understands and utilizes systems of care
  • Integrates patient data from diverse sources