Immersive and experiential learning is crucial for medical students’ education. With full regard to the health system response to the COVID-19 crisis, it is important that this form of learning continues to enable senior students to progress and graduate as our future doctors.
Principles to support medical students’ safe and useful roles in the COVID-19 health workforce
Read our latest Media Release regarding principles to support medical students’ safe and useful roles in the COVID-19 health workforce
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Medical Schools Outcomes Database Reports
The 2019 MSOD National Data Report has been released. Read all about the demographics, experiences, career intentions, and practise preferences of final year students.Read the release
Medical Students' contribution to the health workforce response to COVID-19
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Medical students need a connected pathway for a rural career
Read about how final year students at medical schools across Australia continue to express their interest in rural practice.Read More
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 23 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
Read our Media Release on Medical Students’ contribution to the health workforce response to COVID-19
Developed by the LIME Network, this document highlights a range of approaches that have been found to be effective by a number of Indigenous health academics working in medical schools in Australia and New Zealand.
Final year students at medical schools across Australia continue to express their interest in rural practice, with this year’s Medical Schools Outcomes Database (MSOD) Report showing close to 36% have a preference for a future career working outside a capital city.