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Table 1 Competencies > 50% of Respondents agreed should be mastered to expert or proficient.

From: Determining specific competencies for General Internal Medicine residents (PGY 4 and PGY 5). What are they and are programs currently teaching them? A survey of practicing Canadian General Internists

Discipline # of Items Greater Than 50%
Agreed Expert
Greater than 50%
Agreed Proficient
Cardiac 16 4 9
Pharmacology/Toxicology 5 1 4
Endocrinology 5 3 2
Geriatrics 4 1 3
Hematology 4 1 3
Infectious Diseases 5 2 3
Critical Care 3 0 3
Oncology 2 0 2
Nephrology 6 1 4
Neurology 3 0 2
Palliative Care 2 0 2
Respirology 4 1 3
Rheumatology 1 0 1
Rheumatology 1 0 1
Multiple Comorbidities 2 2 0
Risk reduction 6 4 2
Undifferentiated 1 1 0
Perioperative Care 12 9 0
Pregnancy 7 0 5
Communication 3 1 1
Collaboration 6 3 1
Manager 6 2 4
Advocate 3 0 3
Scholar 2 1 1
Professional 3 1 1
TOTAL 112 38 60