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Table 2 Examples of National Competencies of Physicians

From: The need for national medical licensing examination in Saudi Arabia

Canada (CanMEDS)[43] ACGME1 Core Competencies[44] GMC's2 Good Medical Practice[45] IIME GMER3[46]
1. Medical expert 1. Patient care 1. Good clinical care 1. Professional Values, Attitudes, Behavior and Ethics
2. Communicator 2. Medical knowledge 2. Maintaining good medical practice 2. Scientific foundation of medicine
3. Collaborator 3. Practice-based learning and improvement 3. Relationships with patients 3. Communication skills
4. Manager 4. Interpersonal and communication skills 4. Working with colleagues 4. Clinical skills
5. Health advocate 5. Professionalism 5. Teaching and learning 5. Population health and health systems
6. Scholar 6. Systems-based practice 6. Probity 6. Management of information
7. Professional   7. Health 7. Critical thinking and research
  1. 1ACGME: Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
  2. 2GMC: General Medical Council.
  3. 3 IIME GMER: Institute of International Medical Education Global Minimum Essential Requirements in Medical Education