Integrating CanMEDS competencies into global health electives: an innovative elective program.

@article{Valani2011IntegratingCC,
  title={Integrating CanMEDS competencies into global health electives: an innovative elective program.},
  author={Rahim A Valani and Abi Sriharan and Dennis Scolnik},
  journal={CJEM},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={34-9}
}
Globalization has opened the doors for medical students to undertake international health electives, providing an opportunity for them to gain valuable competencies and skills outside their formal curriculum. As the number of medical students embarking on these electives increases, there is a need to structure the electives with specific learning objectives and to ensure adequate educational outcomes.We describe the International Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective (IPEME), which is a novel… CONTINUE READING

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