Student Series
When Harry Gaffney was a young boy, medicine seemed like magic. He visited a doctor for a chronic ailment and suddenly, presto, problem fixed! Harry was hooked. Doctors were liked magicians and...
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Tapiwa Mativenga was just seven years old when she and her family uprooted from Zimbabwe to settle in Wyalla, in South Australia. But already at this young age, Tapiwa had made up her mind. She was...
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Emma Byrne – Doctor Emma Byrne now - was far from sure that she had “what it takes” to become a doctor. But a serious bike accident, followed by a year of ongoing medical treatment, gave her plenty...
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Lucas Quinn spent years as a nurse before finally making the switch to medical school. As a mature-age student it has been a steep learning curve. Life’s a challenge as Luke strives to...
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Destination Medicine Series
Realising that he preferred talking to people than to machines, Josh Crase relinquished his first passion for computing and switched to a medical career. The GAMSAT was a big challenge, but he got...
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At the start of his GP career, John Wenham would not have imagined living and working in Broken Hill. He was the joint owner of a successful practice in Manchester, married with a young child, why...
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At the start of her career, Rachel James wasn’t at all sure about medicine. Arts Management seemed more likely and that’s where she headed. But the passion wasn’t there and the idea of medicine,...
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Medicine was in her genes, so was her plan for a regional destination. But specialising in intensive care? That wasn’t part of the plan for Alice Henschke – until she tried it, loved it, and then...
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