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George Kirolus — A dedicated journey to rural medicine4
George Kirolus — A dedicated journey to rural medicine
Medical student George Kirolus was sold on medicine as a youngster, when, with wide eyes, he watched the calming impact his GP father had on a family with a sick child. In this episode, George...
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Student Series

Growing up in a blended family and exposed to various walks of life, Kasarina (Kas) Mann is a proud Indigenous woman with an inspiring story. In this episode, Kas describes a journey that has...

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A devoted medical student who was raised in a tiny, tight-knit community, Marni McFarlane is living her dream in outback NSW. In this episode, Marni shares her journey from a rural upbringing on...
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Rees Telford is a medical student on a mission to encourage others to study and work in regional and rural Australia. Growing up in Cairns and later studying on the Sunshine Coast, Rees describes...
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Destination Medicine Series

From dreaming of being a pilot to becoming a rural doctor with an enormously diverse skill set, Dr Peter McInerny has had an inspiring medical journey. In this episode he discusses the pivotal...

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Born and bred a city kid, Dr Kayla Mizzi has transformed into a passionate rural generalist working in the tiny town of Manjimup in Western Australia’s far southwest. In this episode, we follow...

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It was in the midst of her idyllic country childhood that Associate Professor Kerin Fielding decided to become a doctor — particularly a surgeon. Now a Visiting Medical Officer at Wagga Wagga Base...
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RDN Cadet Series

Dr Nicholas Ireland’s journey through life to becoming a NSW Regional Doctors Network Cadet has been a long and demanding one. Expelled from boarding school in year 11,...

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Participating on the NSW Rural Doctors Network was a “no brainer” for Dr Ariah Steel, who says she was attracted to the program because of the wide experience she’d gain as well as the financial...
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When asked what advice she’d give to anyone considering a NSW Rural Doctors Network Cadetship, Dr Kirbie Storrier is emphatic: “Do it, apply for it, 100%, right now, you should have already...

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Doctors in Training
Broken Hill, with its wide-open spaces and desert sunsets, is certainly Dr Ian Carey’s ‘happy place’. Dr Carey's journey to medicine was influenced by his parents, both doctors, and his early...
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Lismore-based Dr Senny Surendran is a junior doctor whose path to medicine was certainly unconventional. A passionate young sportsman who started out as a physiotherapist, Senny's life took...
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Dr Dayna Duncan started out pursuing psychology, but when a local GP questioned her choice, she decided to try medicine and hasn’t looked back. Growing up in a small town but studying in Sydney, Dr...
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International Students Series

An international student who was born in India and grew up in Kuwait, Karunya Subramaniyan was well into an engineering degree in Singapore when she saw a poster that...

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Western NSW Local Health District Series

A country girl with a passion for caring for both people and animals, Dr Kerrie Stewart says being a rural GP affords her the best of both worlds. Not only is she raising her young family on a...

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