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Significance of Completing a Residency Rotation Abroad

In this episode, Mitchell Zekhtser and Janis Tupesis, MD, discuss the significance of completing a residency rotation abroad and tips and tricks for international residency rotations. Mr. Zekhtser is a student at Western University and member of the ’17-’18 RSA Education Committee. Dr. Tupesis is the Graduate Medical Education Liaison for the University of Wisconsin Global Health Institute.



Podcast References:

  1. The Practioner's Guide to Global Health
    It is broken up into three portions, The Big Picture (pre-departure), Preparation and on the Ground (during), and Reflection (post-departure). Medical students and Residents can complete any/all of the portions of the course. The course itself is roughly 9 hours total and you can register for FREE on EdX.
  2. Find a Mentor in Global Health
    Students and residents who do not have mentors in global health should search for them through the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. Find a mentor here.
  3. The Nuts and Bolts of Global Emergency Medicine
    A good book on Global Health was recently published where Dr. Janis Tupesis is one of the section editors. The book can be found here.
  4. For more information on Dr. Tupesis, here is a link to his faculty profile, click here.  Feel free to contact Dr. Janis Tupesis at jtupesis@medicine.wisc.edu. Or to get regular updates, follow him on Twitter, @janistupesis.

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