To the point: Obstetrics and gynecology global health experiences for medical students

B. S. Hampton
A. W. Chuang
J. F. Abbott
S. D. Beury-Joyner
A. J. Cullimore
J. L. Dalrymple
D. A. Forstein
N. A. Hueppchen
Joseph M. Kaczmarczyk, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
S. Page-Ramsey

This article was published in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Volume 211, Issue 1, Pages 18-23.

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This article, from the To the Point series prepared by the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Undergraduate Medical Education Committee, provides educators with an overview of considerations for obstetrics and gynecology global health experiences for the medical student. Options for integration of obstetrics and gynecology global health into undergraduate medical curricula are discussed. Specific considerations for global health clinical experiences for medical students, including choosing a clinical location, oversight and mentorship, goals and objectives, predeparture preparation, and evaluation, are reviewed. © 2014 Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.