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Critical reflection on a summer global health research internship: The need for education on global development paradigms in medical schools.

Title:
Critical reflection on a summer global health research internship: The need for education on global development paradigms in medical schools.
Authors:
Tsuei, Sian Hsiang-Te ()
Yassi, Annalee ()
Spiegel, Jerry M. ()
Subjects:
ADULTS
HIGHER education
ECONOMICS
EPIDEMICS
INTERNSHIP programs
MEDICAL students
MEDICINE -- Study & teaching
PRACTICAL politics
POVERTY
REFLECTION (Philosophy)
SOCIAL justice
TUBERCULOSIS
WORLD health
Source:
Medical Teacher. Feb2015, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p196-198. 3p.
Geographic Terms:
SOUTH Africa
Academic Journal
The article presents the authors' accounts and opinions regarding their participation in a health research internship in South Africa, focusing on the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic of the country and the role of medical schools in addressing it. Topics addressed include accounts by the medical student and educators regarding the lessons of the internship, calls for increased coverage of global development paradigms in medical education, and the role of upstream socioeconomic factors in health.
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