Physician Assessment and Clinical Education Program

In collaboration with physicians, state medical boards, hospitals and others, we work to promote public protection, patient safety, and the attainment of the highest possible quality of clinical care.

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Competency Assessment

The UC San Diego PACE Program's Competency Assessment is a state-of-the-art, rigorous evaluation of a physician's ability to safely practice medicine that is built on the vast knowledge and experience gained from evaluating more than 1600 physicians over the past 20 years.

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Fitness For Duty (FFD)

The Fitness For Duty Assessment (FFD) is an on-site, in-practice mentoring program designed to assist the practicing physician in attaining the highest standards of professional growth and clinical excellence.

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UC San Diego Late Career Health Screening for Physicians and Healthcare Professionals (LCHS) (LCHS)

Evidence suggests that there is an inverse relationship between the number of years that a physician has been in practice and the quality of care that the physician provides. LCHS is a physical and mental health screening intended for late career physicians who have reached a certain age (generally 70 and older), but otherwise have no known impairment or competency problems.

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Physician Enhancement Program (PEP)

The Physician Enhancement Program (PEP) is an on-site, in-practice mentoring program designed to assist the practicing physician in attaining the highest standards of professional growth and clinical excellence.

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) / Continuing Medical Education (CME) is the mechanism for the life long learning requirement for every healthcare professional.

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