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Pick up tips and guidance to help plan your elective, and make the most of your time away.
Going on a medical elective during medical school can be a valuable learning experience. Read our guidance and tips to help you plan a successful elective.
Figuring out where to spend your time is probably the biggest decision you'll make - read our top tips for getting the placement you want.
Taking the first step to approach a contact or organisation about a medical elective placement can be daunting. Follow these steps to help break down the process.
See details of where you can apply for funds to support your elective including local and national awards and organisations plus get help to plan a personal budget.
Look after yourself - get important information on how to safeguard your health while working abroad on a medical elective.
From visas to currency to travel insurance, there's a lot to think about when organising your travel arrangements - read our tips to help you plan effectively.
Depending on where you go, you may need to take out medical indemnity. Find out what you need to do before you go.
This tool kit provides practical advice on managing the kinds of common ethical dilemmas and conflicts that students can experience on their electives.
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