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The CanMEDS 2015 Milestones Guide | Selected milestones

Editors: Jason R. Frank, Linda S. Snell, Jonathan Sherbino

In the progression through a physician’s career, competencies acquired at a given stage are sustained and developed further through subsequent stages. Where a specific milestone for the acquisition of an enabling competency is not specified for a given stage, it should be assumed that earlier milestones for that competency still apply.

Throughout the CanMEDS 2015 Framework and Milestones Guide, reference to the patient’s family are intended to include all those who are personally significant to the patient and are concerned with his or her care, including, according to the patient’s circumstances, family members, partners, caregivers, legal guardians, and substitute decision-makers.

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