Healthcare is a complex and rapidly changing environment and the Melbourne Medical School is poised to adapt to these real-world challenges.News
The Crossroads project is a 15-year follow-up study designed to understand the prevalence of chronic health conditions in the Goulburn Valley and the impact of access to care.News
Learn about Kristen Glenister’s journey from being an industrial chemist to a leading researcher in rural health.News
The University will establish the Doctor of Medicine (Rural) with places based predominately in Shepparton. Half of these places will be made available for La Trobe University students enrolling in the Bachelor of Bioscience (Medical) in Bendigo and Albury/Wodonga who meet the rigorous entry criteria. University of Melbourne Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Dean Professor Shitij Kapur said this announcement is a win for rural and regional students and families.News
Excellence and equity in Rural Health through education, research and engagement.News
The GV Rural Health Careers Workshop helps students navigate the various pathway options from school through to traineeships, TAFE or University.News
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - 23 June 2017 - Central Western Daily, Orange NSWNews
Three medical students go home to study at the Rural Clinical School in Shepparton.News
Professor Geoff McColl, Head of the Melbourne Medical School and Professor of Medical Education and Training, has been announced as the new Chair of the Medical School Accreditation Committee (MedSAC) and Director at the Australian Medical Council (AMC) – an independent national standards body for medical education and training.News
To improve the health of rural Australians through health educators, research and promotion of rural health careers as “A road best taken."News
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Outlook Rural Health Club and Moovin Health Club
Outlook Rural Health Club is a multidisciplinary student organisation of the University of Melbourne, committed to raising awareness of the health needs of rural and remote Australia with a particular focus on Indigenous health.
Welcome to the Department of Rural Health
Professor Julian Wright
Our Department provides professional health education and research training in a rural context. Based at Shepparton in the Goulburn Valley, we have major nodes at Ballarat and Wangaratta and associations with nearly 40 smaller towns in rural Victoria.
"Excellence and equity in Rural Health through education, research and engagement"
Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health
The vision of the Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health (CERSH) is that all rural Victorians have access to quality sexual health care, information and support that is tailored to their individual needs.
Going Rural Health
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Training and accommodation resources for students completing a regional placement.
Goulburn Valley Regional Training Hub
The Goulburn Valley Regional Training Hub is a Commonwealth Funded program managed by the Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne.