Effects of international health electives on medical student learning and career choice: results of a systematic literature review.

@article{Jeffrey2011EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of international health electives on medical student learning and career choice: results of a systematic literature review.},
  author={Jessica K Jeffrey and Rebecca A. Dumont and Gloria Y Kim and Tony Kuo},
  journal={Family medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={21-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The present study reviewed the published literature to examine the effects of international health electives (IHEs) on medical student learning and career choice. METHODS A systematic literature review was conducted to identify key English-language articles on IHEs, using PubMed journal databases for the period 1990--2009. Article inclusion for this review was vetted by a rigorous evaluation of each article's study methods, content, and data quality. Pooled or… CONTINUE READING