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Table 3 Professionalization

From: A systematic review of social, economic and diplomatic aspects of short-term medical missions

Author Journal Year Contribution
Maki et al. [2] BMC Health Services Research 2008 Designed instruments to evaluate mission quality
Butler [19] Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2009 Published Online Search that failed to find collaborative volunteer pediatric surgery network
Kingham [71] Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons 2011 Noted absence of mission and volunteer credentialing body
Welling et al. [21] World Journal of Surgery 2012 Argues that effectiveness of missions suffers from lack of collaboration
Fisher and Fisher [20] Anesthesia and Analgesia 2014 Reviews pitfalls of non-integration of effort and discusses solutions