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Table 1 Summary of International Elective Experiences

From: Embedding international medical student electives within a 30-year partnership: the Ghana-Michigan collaboration

ExperienceFrequency
Type of elective
 Clinical53 (93)
 Volunteer3 (5)
 Research1 (2)
 Length of elective, weeksa4 (3-9)
Location of electiveb
 Accra: Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (University of Ghana)47 (89)
 Kumasi: Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology)5 (9)
 Wa: Wa Regional Hospital and Rehabilitation Center1 (2)
Medical specialtyb
 Obstetrics and Gynecology38 (72)
 General Surgery4 (8)
 Internal Medicine8 (15)
 Pediatrics3 (6)
  1. Data presented as n (%) except where noted
  2. aMean (range)
  3. bFor clinical electives