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Table 1 Descriptives for CanMEDS Roles

From: Determining the weighting and relative importance of CanMEDS roles and competencies

CanMEDS Role n Complexity M ( SD ) Frequency M ( SD ) Criticality M ( SD ) Overall Importance M ( SD )
Medical Expert 88 4.37 (0.47) 4.22 (0.71) 4.09 (0.54) 17.71 (4.08)
Communicator 88 4.03 (0.71) 4.20 (0.79) 3.82 (0.66) 16.42 (4.50)
Collaborator 86 3.99 (0.87) 3.86 (0.85) 3.69 (0.76) 14.56 (4.82)
Manager 85 3.97 (0.76) 3.57 (0.88) 3.42 (0.73) 12.72 (4.65)
Health Advocate 84 3.99 (0.77) 3.32 (0.94) 3.41 (0.73) 11.93 (4.66)
Scholar 84 4.20 (0.72) 3.67 (0.92) 3.51 (0.70) 13.30 (4.75)
Professional 83 3.81 (0.86) 3.86 (0.75) 3.86 (0.72) 15.31 (4.51)