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Title Global health experiential education : from theory to practice / edited by Akshaya Neil Arya and Jessica Evert
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction / Akshaya Neil Arya -- pt. I Pedagogies -- 2. Global health pedagogy: the art and science of teaching global health [ONLINE ONLY] / Jessica Evert -- 3. Objectives and competencies of international electives for medical trainees / William Cherniak -- 4. Challenging paradigms of global health education: examining critiques of competency-based education / Catherine Myser -- 5. Engendering interprofessionalism in global health education / Brittany Seymour -- 6. Best practices in global health graduate and postgraduate medical education / Matthew Fentress -- 7. profile of global health curricula at Canadian medical schools / Ian Pereira -- 8. profile of international electives programming at Canadian medical schools / Kristin Neudorf -- 9. Pre-departure training: approaches and best practices / Tricia Todd -- 10. Understanding service-learning basics and best practices / Rebecca Stoltzfus -- 11. Fair trade learning / Cynthia Toms-Smedley -- pt. II Ethics -- 12. Clear as mud: power dynamics in global health volunteerism / Catherine Myser -- 13. Existing and emerging ethical standards in global health education / Ahmed Ali -- 14. Ethical challenges in student experiences of global health research / Kaveh Khoshnood -- 15. Why matters: motivations in global health training / Kelly Anderson -- 16. From hubris to humility: towards an appreciation of the philosophy of life in the host country / Jill Allison -- 17. How social accountability in medical education can contribute to global health / Roger Strasser -- 18. new form of neocolonialism? International health partnerships, missions, experiences, research and electives [ONLINE ONLY) / Akshaya Neil Arya -- pt. III Host perspectives -- 19. Host experience: a brief survey of the literature / Elysee Nouvet -- 20. Voices from the host: findings from interviews at institutions hosting Canadian medical trainees in 14 countries from the Global South [ONLINE ONLY] / Carolyn Beukeboom -- 21. Structures and functions of international volunteer programmes: my experience from the field / Maria Del Carmen Valdivieso -- 22. Critically engaging host communities' praise for foreign healthcare volunteers: lessons from Nicaragua / Elysee Nouvet -- 23. Reflections on a decade of hosting international medical trainees in Uganda / Samuel Luboga -- pt. IV Contemporary conversations -- 24. Global health job opportunities in international settings / Elahe Nezami -- 25. Standardising medical education's approach to global health: are we moving forward? / Jill Allison -- 26. Graduate global health practicums: understanding the implications and opportunities / Simone Mohrs -- 27. Short-term experiences in global health in the digital world: blogs, social media and more / Sabrina Butteris -- 28. Women's representation and leadership in global health / Roopa Dhatt -- 29. Global LGBT health: current challenges, opportunities and tools for global health practitioners and educators / Sahil Angelo -- 30. Striving for reciprocity in electives / Katy Daniels -- pt. V Case studies -- 31. Making the Links: helping medical students prepare for global health careers / Ryan Meili -- 32. Postgraduate medical education in global health: the Yale experience / Tracy L. Rabin -- 33. By the south, for the south: the Latin American School of Medicine in Cuba / Mena Ramos -- 34. Experience of developing a model for responsible electives: the Medicine in Malawi Programme (MIMP) / Neil Merrylees -- 35. Unite For Sight / Jennifer Staple-Clark -- 36. Foundation for sustainable development: going beyond do no harm to create mutual benefit / Lisa Kuhn -- 37. CUGH university consortia and the development of educational standards in global health / Thomas Hall
Summary "This book presents best practices for ethical and safe international health elective experiences for trainees and the educational competencies and evaluation techniques that make them valuable. It includes commentaries, discussions and descriptions of new global health education guidelines, reviews of the literature, as well as research. Uniquely, it will include ground-breaking research on perspectives of partners in the Global South whose voices are often unheard, student perspectives and critical discussions of the historical foundations and power dynamics inherent in international medical work.Global Health Experiential Education is a timely book that will be of interest to academic directors of global health programmes and anyone involved in training and international exchanges across North America."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Global Health -- education.
Health Personnel -- education.
International Educational Exchange.
Program Development -- methods.
Medical education.
Public health -- Study and teaching.
World health -- Study and teaching
MEDICAL / Education & Training.
Medical education.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare.
Public health -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Arya, Akshaya Neil, 1962- author.
Evert, Jessica, author.
ISBN 1351608282