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"
Department of Rural Health Brochure
Read through our brochure to discover more about what we do within the Department.
Doctor of Medicine (Rural Pathway)
The construction of new accommodation, learning and teaching infrastructure at the Department of Rural Health facilities in Shepparton.
Going Rural Health
Need help with your Rural Clinical Placement?
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.
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.
Our annual reports detail major activities of the Department of Rural Health for the year. Annual reports from recent years are available here.
Diversity and Inclusion
The Melbourne Medical School is proud to foster a vibrant and inclusive culture delivering initiatives that value and support diversity.