Specific competencies are developed long before medical school and residency.

  • Professionalism and Ethical Deportment
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Compassion and Empathy
  • Kindness
  • Dependability
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Cross-Cultural Sensitivity
  • Commitment 
  • Personal Reflection and Self Awareness
  • Resiliency
  • Life Long Learning for Learning Sake (not just for grades)
  • Inquisitiveness
  • Desire to Reach “Personal Excellence”
  • Service/Altruism

Leadership can be accomplished through playing on an athletic team, being a commissioner in your hall, tutoring, becoming a teaching assistant, or running a food drive.