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Elective Diaries: What is intussusception?

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The Medics Abroad summer electives are currently underway in Malindi, Kenya. Our medical students have been there for just under a week and have seen a whole lot of medical conditions that they have only ever encountered in textbooks. The opportunities for hands-on clinical experience have been endless. (more…)

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Elective Diaries: Beyond The Hospital

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It is coming to the end of week 2 of the Medics Abroad summer 2019 elective program and it has been nothing short of awesome.

The students have thus far enjoyed a healthy mix of clinical and non-clinical activities. At Medics Abroad, we are ardent believers of work-life balance especially for (more…)

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A baby and a neck mass

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The Medics Abroad summer electives are currently underway in Malindi, Kenya. Our medical students have been there for just under a week and have seen a whole lot of medical conditions that they have only ever encountered in textbooks. The opportunities for hands-on clinical experience have been endless. From scrubbing in for a hemicolectomy in a rare (more…)

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Electives: Africa vs America

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As mentioned in a previous article, electives are becoming a fundamental part of medical education especially in European and North American medical schools. The experience is invaluable no matter where you choose to go, but have you ever wondered what the differences are (more…)

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Questions to ask yourself before booking an elective

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Planning clinical electives abroad isn’t a walk in the park. There is a lot of research that you’ll need to do, key decisions you’ll have to make, and generally loads and loads of planning, coupled with the responsibility of school (more…)

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How to get the most out of your clinical electives

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Electives are fast becoming a fundamental part of medical education and a priceless addition to the CVs and portfolios of healthcare professionals. The average medical student (more…)

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Chale! Medics Abroad Summer Electives Are Coming To Accra, GHANA!

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CHALE!!! Have you heard the good news? Medics Abroad is headed to Accra, Ghana this year!!! Isn’t that exciting? We’ll have groups of students in East Africa (Malindi, Kenya) and West Africa at the same time! (more…)

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