MD Education Program

Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

Students are able to actively set and pursue clear learning goals and exploit new opportunities for intellectual growth and development. The student demonstrates the ability to generate critical, reliable, valid self-assessment(s) and use this knowledge for self-regulation and to promote their development. Students are able to recognize and thoroughly characterize a problem, develop an informed plan of action, act to resolve the problem and subsequently assess the result(s) of their action.

Graduates will acquire the following competencies related to practice-based learning and improvement.

Practice-Based Learning and Improvement 1

Engage in self-directed learning by identifying gaps and limitations in current knowledge and performance; setting individual learning and improvement goals; identifying multiple information resources to achieve those goals; critically appraising the quality and credibility of information resources used; and synthesizing relevant information to advance medical knowledge and patient care.

Practice-Based Learning and Improvement 2

Seek and accept feedback from colleagues, faculty, supervisors, advisors and other health care professionals and incorporate this information into daily practice.