Journal: Medical Teacher Author: Nordhues, H.C., Bashir, M.U., Merry, S.P. & Sawatsky, A.P. Publication Date: Sep 2017 Volume Number: Epub ahead Issue: of print Page Numbers: 1-10
Description: Residency programs offer international health electives (IHEs), providing multiple educational benefits. This study aimed to identify how IHEs fulfill the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) core competencies.

We conducted a thematic analysis of post-rotation reflective reports from residents who participated in IHEs through the Mayo International Health Program. We coded reports using a codebook created from the ACGME competencies. Using a constant comparative method, we identified significant themes within each competency.
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