The newly graduated doctor program is best suited for doctors who have finished medical school and would like to polish up on their clinical skills prior to commencing residency.
Additionally, it’s a good way to squeezing in some travel prior to starting the hectic life of being a doctor. The residents program is geared towards doctors in residency looking to fulfill an away elective requirement or just to volunteer their skills to underserved communities while experiencing healthcare in a different setting.
We have been working for over 12 years with teaching hospitals, rural hospitals and community health centers in Africa to provide current and aspiring medical and healthcare students a rare opportunity for a hands-on learning experience, cultural exchange, and medical volunteering in Africa.
Just like any other of our other programs we encourage participants to be proactive, be ready to assist with even small tasks, to spend time at the hospital so as to get most of your experience and to ask as many relevant questions
Elective Africa Program Objectives:
Elective Africa’s medical students’ program objectives are designed to provide participants with opportunities to enhance the various components of their medical education in a clinical setting and with extensive hands-on experience than they would otherwise get in their own countries.
Our program objectives adopts the Accredited Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies framework, which includes
We also organise for the students safari add ons at the end of the program to parks in either Kenya or Tanzania, including a hike to Mt. Kilimanjaro. See the safari link at http://electiveafrica.com/safari
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