TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Elton, Caroline; Newport, Melanie
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jul2008, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p409
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
33319458

 

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