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Table 2 Learning opportunities available to summer students for 2016

From: Exploring medically-related Canadian summer student research programs: a National Cross-sectional Survey Study

If clinical research is available: what type of clinical exposure do student receive? (n = 37 respondents)
 No contact with patients or patient charts 18 (48.6%)
 Patient charts 27 (73.0%)
 Oral communication with patients 25 (67.6%)
 Physical contact with patients 16 (43.2%)
 Operative room exposure 11 (29.7%)
 Not tracked 5 (13.5%)
If the program/institution is affiliated with an academic health care center, do students get an opportunity to shadow/observe clinicians? (n = 34)
 Required component 2 (5.9%)
 Not a required component 5 (14.7%)
 Upon the discretion of the supervisor 27 (79.4%)
Does the summer student research program incorporate research rounds and/or teaching sessions? (n = 44)
 Yes 27 (61.4%)
 No 17 (38.6%)
If applicable: How often are research rounds and/or teaching sessions held for the students? (n = 24)
 Weekly 15 (62.5%)
 Biweekly 5 (20.8%)
 Monthly 1 (4.2%)
 Other 1 (4.2%)
How are the students required to present their work at the end of the term? (n = 46)
 Internal oral presentation 20 (43.5%)
 External oral presentation 5 (10.9%)
 Internal poster presentation 19 (41.3%)
 External poster presentation 6 (13.0%)
 Abstract/manuscript submission 3 (6.5%)
 Written report of experience/Summary of results for donors/PI 5 (10.9%)
 No form of presentation required 9 (19.6%)