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

August 2019


Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand is currently undertaking a review of the 2017 guideline statement, Inherent requirements for studying medicine in Australia and New Zealand, and invite interested parties to submit their feedback on:

  • The usefulness and value of the guideline;
  • The clarity and the structure of the content;
  • Improvements that could be made, including any elements that could be added; and
  • The positive and negative impact of the guideline on prospective or current medical students.

The purpose of the review is to consider the extent to which the guideline is achieving its intended objective of supporting access to prospective students wishing to study medicine whilst ensuring patient safety. The review will also consider any improvements that could be made.

Please email your submission to by Friday 18th October 2019.


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