|Competency||Definition||Near-peer mentor roles|
|Patient Care and Procedural Skills||Provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.||Teach and supervise clinical skills.|
Assist near-peers with transitions in a compassionate manner.
|Medical Knowledge||Demonstrate knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and cognate (e.g. epidemiological and social-behavioral) sciences and the application of this knowledge to patient care.||Explain, organize, and assess medical knowledge.|
Share evidence-based resources
|Practice-Based Learning and Improvement||Investigate and evaluate their patient care practices, appraise and assimilate scientific evidence, and improve their patient care practices.||Reflect and improve on own training experiences.|
Review outcome data and participate in scholarly activities.
|Interpersonal and Communication Skills||Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange and teaming with patients, patients’ families, and professional associates.||Demonstrate effective communication with program participants, co- near peer mentors, and course faculty.|
|Professionalism||Demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.||Demonstrate professional conduct and accountability|
Positive response to constructive criticism.
|Systems-Based Practice||Demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal value.||Understand institutional mission and its relationship to the community’s health care needs.|
Utilize system resources and work in teams to advocate for optimal outcomes.