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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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Medics Abroad: What are we thankful for?

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn the spirit of thanksgiving, we took some time to reflect on the things we’re most thankful for at Medics Abroad. We have so much to be grateful for as an organisation but here are a few of them. (more…)

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A Letter From Our Founder: Medics Abroad is ONE!

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I can’t believe Medics Abroad is one year old! It started off with a lot of uncertainties and challenges but I’m so grateful we made it through. We still have a long way to go, but (more…)

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Medics Abroad Summer Elective 2018: Our Clinical Experience in Kenya

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur first summer elective in Kenya is coming to an end, and our Medics have made many memories, within the hospital and beyond. As highlighted in last week’s article, electives in developing countries are extremely rewarding. Our medics have observed the management of many new conditions and witnessed so many complex procedures. Below is a compilation of some conditions that they have come across, as written by them: (more…)

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Electives Abroad: Why you should do them

Reading Time: 3 minutesFor medics and student medics alike, taking part in electives abroad is gradually becoming a necessity, rather than just an option. Personally, I’ve done clinical electives in a number of countries but the most rewarding (by far!) have been the ones I did in the underdeveloped and developing countries. There’s something about (more…)

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