ACGME Core Competencies

The curriculum is designed to meet the required core competencies as defined by the ACGME. The curriculum assures the teaching and assessment of these competencies, and the following listing of general core competency elements applies to all rotations of the fellowship. Core competency-related teaching and assessment that is specific to individual rotations will be identified in the “Objectives” section of the curriculum for each rotation.

The core competencies that must be demonstrated are:

Patient Care

Medical Knowledge

Practice-Based Learning

Interpersonal and Communication Skills


Systems-Based Practice