The IIME (Institute for
International Medical Education) produces a database of medical
schools around the world. This is useful if you wish to make direct
enquiries as to whether they accept students on electives.
The BMA website has a good guide on
student electives (for BMA members only)
foreign office website gives good travel advice by country.
a comprehensive list of available grants for electives.
Society of Medicine awards some bursaries for
The Electives Network - Free
resource for MDU members
Work the World
International (this company is currently organising a
number of elective prizes to students to help them fund medical
elective placements). They also have a specific medical expedition
Book – ‘The Medics Guide to Work and Electives
Around the World’- by Mark Wilson.
Royal College of Physicians medical student elective
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