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.

Academic Departments

Welcome from the Head of School

Professor Nicola Lautenschlager is Head of the Melbourne Medical School and Professor of Psychiatry of Old Age at the University of Melbourne.

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Nicola Lautenschlager
Professor Nicola Lautenschlager

Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovations

Learn more about ACADI, a virtual collaborative centre, transforming the field of diabetes and its complications with innovations for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

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Join the Melbourne Medical School

We are seeking leaders who are driven by excellence and inspired to impact national and global communities to join us now!

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Diversity and Inclusion

The Melbourne Medical School is proud to foster a vibrant and inclusive culture delivering initiatives that value and support diversity.

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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.

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An evolution in Mobile Learning: The Melbourne Medical School Mobile Learning Unit

The mobile learning unit provides health care professionals with the flexibility to engage and upskill anywhere and anytime.  Education is portable with courses accessible across multiple platforms, including tablets and mobile phones, and structured to optimise the learning experience. Content is divided into a series of small blocks, which layer to form a tutorial, building knowledge in stages. A learning unit can be completed in a matter of minutes and users are in complete control of their learning pace. Courses can be progressed or suspended, when necessary, to balance learning with other commitments.

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