Global Pediatric Education Consortium

Training and Sustaining a Global Pediatric Workforce

A Core Competency Framework

GPEC has defined a competency framework around 12 Core Competencies:

  1. Ethics in Practice 
  2. Collaboration  
  3. Global Health Awareness  
  4. Patient Safety and Quality Improvement  
  5. Research Principles and Evidence-based Practice
  6. Scholarly Activity  
  7. Self-Leadership and Practice Management
  8. Communication and Interpersonal Skills  
  9. Health Advocacy and Children’s Rights  
  10. Professionalism  
  11. Assessment, Diagnostic, Procedural and Therapeutic Skills 
  12. Medical Knowledge of Patient Care

For a complete description of the 12 Core Competencies click here.