A Call for Bi-Directional, Student Elective Exchange Pilot between AFREhealth and CUGH Member Institutions

On  March  15,  2018,  The  AFREhealth  and  CUGH  leadership  organized  a  Satellite  session  at  the Hilton  Hotel  in  New  York  City,  USA prior  to  the 2018 CUGH  Conference. The name of this Satellite session was, “AFREhealth  and  CUGH:  Plotting  an  Actionable  Path Forward for Collaborative Partnerships”. The outcome from this session was the formation of the AFREhealth-CUGH Working Group (ACWG), an initiative to consolidate a partnership between both organizations that would focus on particular areas of collaboration; define clear terms of reference,and develop plans to initiate the work.  The ACWG identified three pillars as:
a) Health professions education for  health  systems  strengthening; 
b)  Research  and  Leadership; 
c)  Student  Exchanges.

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