In 1999, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)--the organization which oversees all residency and fellowship programs in the U.S. and is responsible for their official status as a licensed training program--issued a list of 6 Core Competencies which need to be addressed in all training programs.
Regardless of whether one believes this is a useful concept, any physician who plans to continue on in the realm of academic medicine will need to be familiar with this list. For instance, during a site visit of my residency program, I was specifically asked by an observer whether or not I was familiar with the core competencies. I imagine that my response wasn't that impressive. Anyways, here's the list:
This blog would probably fit best under the category of "practice-based learning and improvement."