UMMS Competency SCIENTIST

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Physician as Scientist

This intellectually curious lifelong-learner seeks new knowledge and clinical approaches to improve patient outcomes. Possessing knowledge in established and evolving scientific disciplines and significant research experience, each graduating physician can translate discovery into practice.

Examples of behaviors our graduates use to demonstrate competence

  • Applies scientific methods to patient care
  • Maintains intellectual curiosity
  • Seeks means to innovate and improve care