Institutional Learning Objectives


BU CARES Info Sheet

The BU CARES Institutional Learning Objectives
(The linked ACGME competencies are in parenthesis)

The BUSM Graduate:

Behaves in a caring, compassionate and sensitive manner toward patients and colleagues of all cultures and backgrounds. (Patient Care and Professionalism)

Uses the science of normal and abnormal states of health to prevent disease, to recognize and diagnose illness and to provide an appropriate level of care (Medical Knowledge; Patient Care)

Communicates with colleagues and patients to ensure effective interprofessional medical care (Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Patient Care)

Acts in accordance with the highest ethical standards of medical practice (Professionalism)

Reviews and critically appraises biomedical literature and evidence for the purpose of ongoing improvement of the practice of medicine (Practice-based learning and Improvement, Medical Knowledge)

Exhibits commitment and aptitude for life-long learning and continuing improvement (Practice-based Learning)

Supports optimal patient care through identifying and using resources of the health care system (Systems-based Practice; Patient Care)