"Exporting" medical education

Vinod Shah, H Elliott Larson, Nathan Grills, Michael Soderling, Daniel O'Neill

Abstract


A commentary on four reports of the pre-conference on medical education in low and middle income countries and efforts by mainly North American physicians to provide assistance held November, 2015.  The authors address issues of participatory learning and developing critical thinking; mutual learning and leadership;  and professionalism and ethics in medical education.

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Medical education; contextualization; learning styles; professionalism; corruption; medical ethics; paternalism; neo-colonialism

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15566/cjgh.v3i2.150

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