The reflective elective: using the elective to develop medical students' skills in career planning

Elton, Caroline; Newport, Melanie
July 2008
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jul2008, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p409
Academic Journal
The article discusses the benefits of incorporating reflective careers assignment into the elective module in Great Britain. The authors stated that the initiative is a useful way of encouraging students to be more skillful in self-assessment and career exploration. They added that to better place students' career decisions, the inquiry into Modernising Medical Careers has recommended that medical schools play a more active role in developing career planning skills of medical students.


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