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Welcome to Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand

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.

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Data Dashboard

Four interactive Data Dashboards with data on Medical Student Numbers, the Medical Schools Outcomes Database (MSOD), Doctors registered to practise in Australia in 2020, and links between the two showing the subsequent location and specialty of these MSOD graduates.

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Medical School Stories - Indigenous Health

These Medical School Stories showcase how four medical schools are working to recruit and graduate increasing numbers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Māori medical students, and support the development of technically capable and culturally safe new doctors.

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Creating a Culture of Support

The transition from medical school to internship is a critically important time for medical students – and also a time of high stress and anxiety levels for many. This paper considers what’s needed to better support students into internship.

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