We welcome the Australian government’s funding of Mental Health First Aid training for up to 8,000 medical students over the next 2 years
The latest Students Statistics report shows the number of commencing Indigenous medical students has tripled in both Australia and New Zealand since 2009Read More
Supporting our future doctors is important now and in years to come
We call on health services and health professionals to work with us to maintain or adapt clinical placements and support students’ access to clinical training to secure our future doctors.Read More
Staying healthy in a virtual world
Medical Deans has curated some resources on how best to adapt to living and working in a virtual world.Read More
Medical students get support to train in Mental Health First Aid
We welcome the Australian government’s funding of Mental Health First Aid training for up to 8,000 medical students over the next 2 yearsRead 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
We welcome the joint announcement by Health Minister, Greg Hunt, and Education Minister, Dan Tehan, on the importance of clinical training and the recognition that medical schools, students and government health systems are poised to support any future workforce demand.
Read our Media Release on Medical Students’ contribution to the health workforce response to COVID-19
The latest Students Statistics report shows the number of commencing Indigenous medical students has tripled in both Australia and New Zealand since 2009.