Practice compassionate primary care medicine sensitized
to the particular health care needs of rural and underserved
communities (Primary Care Provider).
Apply the principles of evidence-based medicine and
critical thinking in clinical decision making (Critical
Communicate effectively with patients, families and
members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team
Partner with supervising physicians and other
professional colleagues to provide competent
patient-centered care across the lifespan (Patient Care).
Utilize practice and systems-based analysis to insure
patient safety and improve outcomes through continuous
quality improvement (Safety/Quality).
Respond to the complexities of the dynamic healthcare
system by practicing in a cost-effective and socially
responsible manner (Leadership).
Commit to high ethical
standards responsive to the needs of the
profession, the individual and to society