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
If you haIf you have a ten-month-old baby, what do you need to know? What do you need to ask your GP about the benefits and risks of antibiotics?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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