The world as the new local clinic: a critical analysis of three discourses of global medical competency.

@article{Martimianakis2013TheWA,
  title={The world as the new local clinic: a critical analysis of three discourses of global medical competency.},
  author={Maria Athina Tina Martimianakis and Frederic W. Hafferty},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={87},
  pages={31-8}
}
The effects of globalization on health are the focus of administrators, educators, policy makers and researchers as they work to consider how best to train and regulate health professionals to practice in a globalized world. This study explores what happens to constructs such as medical competence when the context of medical practice is discursively expanded to include the whole world. An archive of texts was assembled (1970-2011) totaling 1100 items and analyzed using a governmentality… CONTINUE READING
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