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It’s your genetic information, but what would you do with it? We are interested to hear…
A new international collaborative study known as Genoiz, exploring the public’s views on personal genomic testing, is seeking interested participants to complete an online survey (click here or follow the link http://www.genioz.net.au).News
Invest in adolescent health & transform global health for generations
Professors George Paton and Susan Sawyer lead an International Lancet Commission on adolescent health, and present a major report on 20th July 2016 which recommends that investing in adolescent health and wellbeing could transform global health for generations to come.News
Tailored treatment turns up heat on melanomas
Precision medicine, a new way of delivering individualised treatments, is leading to major breakthroughs against one of Australia’s most common cancers.
When Christopher Gordon first felt the pea-sized lump under his armpit, he decided to ignore it. It was 2006, he was just 35 and, as far as he was concerned, in rude good health.News
Backstage in the cancer revolution: Australian-first genomics hub to pioneer new tools for personalised medicine
Scientists will be able to harness the power of big data to unravel the genetics of cancer on a scale not seen before in Australia, with the launch of the Genomics Innovation Hub, a collaborative effort led by the University of Melbourne and the Australian Genomics Research Facility (AGRF), bringing together five powerhouses of medical research.News
The University of Melbourne is a globally engaged, comprehensive, research-intensive university uniquely positioned to respond to the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.
- Research Themes
Our research is encompassed within several broad research themes. This multidisciplinary approach aims to increase the opportunities for researchers to collaborate on projects that span common themes.View
- Department Research Summaries
Research expertise in the Melbourne Medical School spans a diverse range of interests.View
- Research Groups
An overview of the research interests within the school and the project work being carried out by our research groups.View
- Graduate Research
We are passionate about the training and mentoring of the next generation of scientists. A range of research degrees are offered at Master and Doctorate level.View
Research in the Faculty
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is Australia's largest biomedical research faculty. We employ more than 1500 academic staff, 4000 honorary staff and 1500 graduate researchers undertaking world class research across a wide range of health and social issues in a diverse range of research settings. Researchers are located at key sites across Victoria, with more conducting research around the world. These renowned experts from every field can be found in labs, hospitals, affiliated research institutes and all across the wider community.Information and support tools for Faculty staff are available on the Faculty intranet.
Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned professional, we have something to suit your needs and schedule. With the highest teaching evaluations in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences we are proud to offer our coursework and short course programs to our leaders and future leaders.
Our degrees, taught by our world-renowned academics are the perfect way to begin in the field of biomedical sciences.View
- Short Courses
Our short courses are designed to keep you up to date with the latest research and information.View
- Current Student Resources
Further information for all students in the Melbourne Medical School, including Doctor of Medicine students, plus links to University student resources.View
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences offer an extensive range of scholarships and bursaries to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students.View
- Clinical Electives
View further information for non-University of Melbourne medical students who wish to undertake a clinical elective with one of our hospital partnersView
The Doctor of Medicine (MD) has been designed to train doctors who have the skills, attributes, passion and competency to make a positive and immediate contribution to health locally and internationally. Integral to your study is the teaching and clinical training you will experience at the University of Melbourne's clinical schools located in affiliated teaching hospitals.
Each of our clinical schools offers our students a unique experience, whilst delivering the same MD curriculum to provide a first-class medical education.
Applicants invited to a Multi Mini Interview (MMI) for a place in the Doctor of Medicine will be asked to identify their preference for a particular Clinical School region and whether they are interested in being selected to a particular rural cohort.
The information below should assist applicants in making these decisions.
During the first year of the MD, students are allocated to one of these clinical schools for the final three years of the course (with the exception of non-ERC Rural Clinical School students who may have the opportunity to be re-allocated after completion of Year 2). Acceptance of a place in the medical course indicates acceptance of a place in a particular clinical school zone, and subsequent clinical school placement.
Thank you for engaging with the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences. As a friend and supporter of this faculty you will help create scholarships for our students, support groundbreaking research, and build important partnerships and support community engagement.
Our pride in our graduates and in their lives spent improving the health and well-being of others is matched by our desire to maintain strong connections with all who have passed through our doors.View
We are grateful for the many ways in which our alumni and donors support the work of the Faculty.View
Welcome to the Melbourne Medical School
The Melbourne Medical School is part of the Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences.It is the oldest medical school in Australia and internationally renowned for global leadership in teaching and training, health research, policy and practice. The School encompasses all major fields of medicine and rural health.
School Head Welcome
Professor Geoff McColl, BMedSc, MBBS, PhD, MEd, FRACP
Professor Geoff McColl is the Head of the Melbourne Medical School and Professor of Medical Education and Training. He has previously held the positions of Director of Medical Education, Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, and Clinical Dean of the Royal Melbourne Hospital/Western Hospital Clinical School.
Medical History Museum
Explore, inquire and enjoy the social history of medicine and its role in society through a diverse exhibition program. Visit the nineteenth century Savory and Moore Pharmacy complete with pharmaceutical jars and equipment.Read more