Table 4.

Core Attributes, Skills, and Competencies of the Generalist Pediatrician of the Future

AttributesSkills
Kindness and compassionTechnical/procedural skills
ProfessionalismMedical practice management skills
Commitment to children and familiesComputer and Internet skills
Self-knowledge
Competencies
Diagnostic and clinical acumen
Critical thinking ability
The individual and population perspectives
Fiduciary and stewardship responsibilities
Practice of collaborative care
Provision of culturally effective care
Community service
Advocacy for children