TABLE 1

Core Competencies by Organization

Professional OrganizationCore Competencies
AAP Section on Hospital Medicine22Common clinical diagnoses and conditions
Core skills
Specialized clinical services
Health care systems: supporting and advancing child health
ABP and ACGME19,66Patient care
Medical knowledge
Professionalism
Interpersonal and communication skills
Practice-based learning and improvement
Systems-based learning
IOM (now the National Academy of Medicine)63Provision of patient-centered care
Interdisciplinary teamwork
Employment of evidence-based practice
Application of quality improvement strategies
Use of informatics
NONPF4,27Scientific foundations
Leadership
Quality
Practice inquiry
Technology and informatics literacy
Policy
Health care delivery systems
Ethics
Independent practice
NCCPA, Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, AAPA, Physician Assistant Education Association50,65Medical knowledge
Interpersonal and communication skills
Patient care
Professionalism
Practice-based learning and improvement
Systems-based practice