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Inclusive medical education: Guidance on medical program applicants and students with a disability

April 2021

Professionalism and professional identity of our future doctors

February 2021

Medical Deans consulting on new draft guidance, Inclusive medical education: Guidance on medical program applicants and students with a disability

December 2020

Our home-grown new doctors have never been more important

September 2020

Medical schools get support to train in Mental Health First Aid

May 2020

Medical schools ready to boost hospital capacity with new Medical Assistant roles

Supporting our future doctors is important now and in years to come

April 2020

Clinical workforce roles – offers from health services

April 2020

Principles to support medical students’ safe and useful roles in the COVID-19 health workforce

March 2020

Medical Students’ contribution to the health workforce response to COVID-19

March 2020


Previous news

Medical students need a connected pathway for a rural career

September 2019

Review of the guideline statement ‘Inherent Requirements for studying medicine in Australia and New Zealand’

August 2019

Working to grow our Indigenous medical workforce
March 2019

Medical Deans and supporting the Rural and Regional Workforce
January 2019

Supporting graduating Medical Students and their transition to Internship – University of Wollongong
December 2018

Mutually respectful and beneficial partnerships between Indigenous health services and medical schools – James Cook University
November 2018

Patient partnerships a key aspect of Social Accountability – Australian National University
October 2018

Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand – New CEO
February 2018

Medical Deans Congratulates Professor Paul Worley on his Appointment as National Rural Health Commissioner
October 2017

Open Letter of Thanks to Professor Justin Beilby
August 2014

2 December 2013
Federal MP supports Rural Clinical Schools

27 September 2013
Medical Schools – CURRENT and PROPOSED: Fact Sheet

14 August 2013
$8M windfall to boost internship program

7 August 2013
The evidence is in – we need to put doctors where we need them, not new medical schools

24 July 2013

Answer to rural GP shortage local interns

26 July 2013
Deans welcome support to put junior doctors where we need them

13 June 2013
Landmark Aboriginal medical education agreement signed

3 June 2013
Private student training ‘fantastic’

5 June 2013

Coalition divided over plan for new regional medical school

4 June 2013
New medical schools ‘a mistake’, says new President

22 February 2013

Demand  rising for Australia-trained docs

9 November 2012

Deans welcome new intern places

9 November 2012

Deans welcome new WA intern places

25 October 2012
Internships are not a privilege to be sold

22 October 2012
Foreign medical students fight for right to complete degrees

5 October 2012

Young doctors need a dose of funding

25 September 2012
Act now or lose 150-plus doctors

21 September 2012
Medical education for the future

21 August 2012
Staying the course: University attrition rates key to true parity

21 August 2012
More indigenous medical students create milestone

20 August 2012
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical student numbers jump

6 August 2012
Teaching crisis for trainee doctors

23 July 2012
Lack of hospital internships threaten future doctor numbers

23 July 2012
Intern changes welcome, but more to do

23 July 2012
Not Enough Internships for Medical Graduates

26 May 2012
Why Australia’s medical system is discriminatory

14 May 2012
Australia ‘needs’ international med students

30 April 2012
Deans welcome workforce report

19 March 2012
Med grads face no-man’s land

14 March 2012
Hospital intern plan risks exodus of foreign students

16 January 2012
First graduates from new medical school

28 November 2011
Racism continues on campuses

27 November 2011
Landmark Indigenous agreement signed

7 November 2011
Medical Students take expertise offshore

4 November 2011
Lack of internships may send Australian trained doctors elsewhere

4 November 2011
Doctors in demand by poachers

3 November 2011
First studies on medical student data

9 September 2011
Medical Deans & AIDA working together to deliver doctors who will make a difference

2 September 2011
Deans contribute to health workforce reform

30 May 2011

Firm up medical numbers, urges new President

27 May 2011
Medical schools call for 50% funding boost

25 May 2011
Medical Schools seek rise in funding

25 May 2011
Medicinal Values

18 May 2011
Increase in University funding

30 April 2011
International Students

18 February 2011

Deans welcome funding agreement

6 February 2011
MJA article on conflict of interest – a response

29 September 2010

Action on Medical Training:  Joint Statement

19 August 2010
No new schools before 2014, say Deans

13 April 2010

Keep medical student numbers on hold

15 March 2010

Dean welcome PM Rudd’s announcement

9 March 2010

Medical students may never quality, warn Deans

5 March 2010
Deans welcome federal hospital plan

24 February 2010

We must guarantee training places for all

1 February 2010
Letter to the Editor

11 December 2009
Deans welcome new federal funding

30 October 2009

Doctor numbers set to soar

23 September 2009

‘Closing the Gap’ in Alice Springs

17 June 2009

Australian medical students swing towards general practice careers

16 June 2009

Training places must meet demand for doctors, says New Medical Deans’ President

3 October 2008

Agreement to raise Indigenous doctor numbers and improve Indigenous Health: JOINT MEDIA RELEASE:  Medical Australia and New Zealand / Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association

8 September 2008

Clinical training at risk if not funded by Healthcare Agreements

28 February 2008

Healthcare agreements should fund clinical training:  Medical Deans

28 June 2007
NT child protection plan needs medical workforce trained in Indigenous health

9 May 2007

Increased funding per student welcome but won’t fully train Doctors

13 April 2007

Medical leaders want one body to set education standards for Doctors

9 April 2007

MedEd Conference: Gen x and Y prompt review of medical training

4 April 2007

MedEd Conference:  Australia’s medical workforce

12 January 2007

Medical Deans Change Name and Launch Resources Campaign