Doctors in Training
Rural or city? For Georgia Cunningham, rural is more rewarding2
Rural or city? For Georgia Cunningham, rural is more rewarding
When Georgia Cunningham was studying medicine at The University of Sydney, she applied for all the rural rotations it offered. It led her to the central NSW town of Dubbo, where she felt welcomed...
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Dr Stephanie Pollard - Feel the fear and do it anyway1
Dr Stephanie Pollard - Feel the fear and do it anyway
Dr Stephanie Pollard is a proud Ngemba woman who grew up playing sport and making mischief in Goulburn. She had more than her fair share of broken bones, but it was through those injuries that she...
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Student Series
After successfully completing a nursing degree with three small kids and working full time, Nikki knew there was nothing stopping her from continuing her education and studying medicine. It wasn’t...
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It wasn’t until Hayley Andreazza was completing her PhD in Chemistry and bringing up a young, sick child, that she considered a career in medicine. What she needed was a solid plan to help her...
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Chelsey Avers spent a month in the emergency department of the tiny outback NSW town of Menindee –112 km south-east of Broken Hill. With no regular onsite doctor, Chelsey soon applied the skills...
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Laura Beaumont’s life-long dream of becoming a doctor is on a road to reality as she completes her third year as a medical student at the University of Western Sydney. Her enthusiasm inspired her...
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Destination Medicine Series
Dr Joe Duncan’s path to medicine was more unusual than most. He was a winemaker working for leading labels in both Australia and overseas, including Alsace and Chablis in France. He swapped the...
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If you’re starting out on your medical journey and you’re not yet sure which speciality to pursue, don’t worry! Dr James Collett is a Nephrologist who enjoys working across renal and general...
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Dr Rosie Ross’s passion to become a doctor started early, but thwarted by circumstances beyond her control, she waited many years before taking the plunge. At the age of 42, she returned to high...
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A couple of “short stints” in two continents is all it took for Associate Professor Marco to realise his medical calling. Working in the Amazon early in his career left a deep impression, as did...
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