This report provides an overview of the current approaches to how professionalism is defined, taught, assessed, and remediated across medical schools; common challenges and systemic issues; suggestions on potential areas for future collaboration and further research; and suggested useful resources.
LIME Network Funding Announcement
New funding the LIME Network’s work supporting quality and effective teaching of Indigenous health and growing the Indigenous medical workforceRead More
Inclusive medical education: guidance on medical program applicants and students with a disability
Consultation on draft guidance document on approaches and considerations for medical programs to support equitable access to medical school for students with a disability.Read More
The 2020 MSOD Report is now available
The 2020 MSOD Report provides information and insights from graduating students at Australian medical schools on their background, medical school experience, and future career preferences.Read More
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
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
Medical Deans welcomes the new funding from the Australian Government for the LIME Network’s continued work supporting quality and effective teaching of Indigenous health and growing the Indigenous medical workforce.
Consultation on draft guidance document on approaches and considerations for medical programs to support equitable access to medical school for students with a disability.
Data from the Medical Schools Outcomes Database (MSOD) National Data Report 2020 shows nearly 35% of responding 2019 graduates expressed a preference for a future career working outside of a capital city.