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Global Outreach for U.S. Radiology Training Programs

  • Seth T. StalcupEmail author
  • Meryle J. Eklund
  • Pal S. Suranyi
GLOBAL RADIOLOGY (R STEIN-WEXLER, SECTION EDITOR)
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  1. Global Radiology

Abstract

Purpose of Review

Utilization of medical imaging is increasing in the developing world, creating new opportunities for U.S. radiology training programs to establish international electives for interested faculty and residents. Though the nature of each initiative will vary, the process of creating a global outreach elective involves core elements.

Recent Findings

Development of a sustainable and impactful global elective requires forethought and planning, including abiding by regulations from governing bodies and preparation for practicing in a culturally different and often resource-limited environment.

Summary

This article will provide a summary of requirements for creating and sustaining a global outreach elective and provide ideas and resources for overcoming common roadblocks.

Keywords

Global health International elective Radiology residency 

Notes

References

Recently published papers of particular interest have been highlighted as: • Of importance •• Of major importance

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seth T. Stalcup
    • 1
    Email author
  • Meryle J. Eklund
    • 1
  • Pal S. Suranyi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Radiological ScienceThe Medical University of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA

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