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Table 1 Acronym “SYNERGY” that summarizes medical students' skills gained, as perceived by medical student coordinators of HIV/AIDS educational campaigns in the Dominican Republic, between 2012 and 2014

From: Medical students’ perceptions about the added educational value of student-run HIV/AIDS educational campaigns in the Dominican Republic

S Strengthen skills in evidence-based practices for health promotion and disease prevention
Y Yield dynamic health promotion activities that reflect specific objectives for target audiences
N Navigate delivery of specific health messages
E Empower and advocate for health as a human right and equal access to healthcare services
R Reinforce consistent communication across team members despite geographic distance
G Generate robust intraprofessional teams with common vision and goals
Y Yearn to vocalize challenges in event implementation