Beyond Medical "Missions" to Impact-Driven Short-Term Experiences in Global Health (STEGHs): Ethical Principles to Optimize Community Benefit and Learner Experience

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

In this Association of American Medical Colleges article, the authors propose four core principles to guide ethical development of educational short-term global health experiencies (STEGHs). The goal of these principles is to structure STEGHs that address, rather than perpetuate, underlying power imbalances ethical pitfalls, resource differentials, and inequities that the global health movement seeks to eliminate. Published in the Journal of Academic Medicine.