Summer plans

Slatnik, Michael
November 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/24/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 11, pE258
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the summer training of medical students in Canada. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, over 25% of American students participated in global health learning opportunities in low-income countries. It is stated that proper attention was given to the educational needs of the visiting students. It is suggested that medical students working together can bring benefits to the communities they visit, as well as to each other.


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