Patient care--the first competency!

Curry Jr., R. Whit
February 2004
Patient Care;Feb2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p4
Academic Journal
Lists the core competencies in medical education curricula mandated by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Issues on the implementation and evaluation of the competencies; Implications of the core competencies for patient care.


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