The increase in medical school places recommended in the landmark Australian Universities Accord is a critical investment that will help address regional workforce shortages and improve access to primary care
Universities Australia Accord
The increase in medical school places recommended in the landmark Australian Universities Accord is a critical investment that will help address regional workforce shortages and improve access to primary careRead More
Medical education’s role in building, sustaining and supporting the General Practice workforce in Australia and New Zealand
The GP shortages across Australia and New Zealand are being widely felt and projected to worsen. Growing this vital medical workforce is key to meet the healthcare needs of our communities. In this paper we recommend reforms that would support more medical graduates and junior doctors to choose and progress a career as a GP specialist.Read More
An interactive Dashboard with data on Medical Student Numbers, the Medical Schools Outcomes Database (MSOD), doctors registered to practise in Australia, and links between the two showing the subsequent location and specialty of these MSOD graduates.View Dashboard
Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand Inc (Medical Deans) is the peak body representing professional entry-level medical education, training and research in Australia and New Zealand. Our members are the 24 medical schools across the two countries, whose focus is on planning for, developing and supporting the medical graduate workforce our communities need.
Medical Deans works to ensure the quality, breadth and rigour of our medical teaching and training remains among the best in the world, and advocates for and contributes to effective policies to improve medical education and support research to improve the health of all people in Australia and New Zealand.Read More
Growing the General Practice medical workforce is key to meeting the healthcare needs of our communities. In this paper we recommend reforms that would support more medical graduates and junior doctors choosing and progressing careers as GP specialists.
The Medical Deans’ Student and Staff Committee has developed a Postvention Consensus Statement to support our member schools in planning a proactive and appropriate response in case of a traumatic event such as the death or attempted suicide of a student or staff member.
Solving Australia’s GP crisis and rural doctor crisis will depend on attracting more medical students and junior doctors to a career in general practice or rural generalism. An innovative training model in rural NSW is doing just that.