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Talking SKIN – and the demand for dermatologists in rural Australia3
Talking SKIN – and the demand for dermatologists in rural Australia
Australia may have one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world, but where are the dermatologists? It's a big issue in rural and remote areas where demand for skin specialists is high and the...
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From championship rowing to emergency medicine – Dr Daniel Stewart's circuitous journey to Dubbo2
From championship rowing to emergency medicine – Dr Daniel Stewart's circuitous journey to Dubbo
In retrospect it was the perfect vocational choice. But Dr Daniel Stewart just didn't know it as he rowed hard and fast for Australia, chopping and changing university courses before finally giving...
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The conversion of a sceptic - Dr Sean Hogan's road to rural practice1
The conversion of a sceptic - Dr Sean Hogan's road to rural practice
When Dr Sean Hogan was seeking a placement for the last two years of his degree, Wagga Wagga was right at the bottom of his preference list. Reluctantly he took the placement. That was in 2010....
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Sally takes Surgical Career off the Beaten Track8
Sally takes Surgical Career off the Beaten Track

General Surgeon, Sally Butchers, based in Lismore, has proved that you can achieve a distinguished career in surgery by working in rural Australia. Sally’s also very happy with a less than 15...

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Being brave7
Being brave

It’s a courageous career move when a young medical student presents before Fellows of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons on the contentious topic of barriers to women in surgery. But...

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Taking emergency medicine around the world and back6
Taking emergency medicine around the world and back

If you think the TV hospital drama ER could entice you into a career in emergency medicine, take a note from Associate Professor Tim Baker, a rural emergency physician who talks passionately...

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“Go where the disease is” – for a meaningful impact in your career5
“Go where the disease is” – for a meaningful impact in your career

Go rural if you really want to make an impact on your medical career. That’s the view of Joel Riley, a dual Fellow in General Medicine and Rheumatology, whose career pathway has taken him to...

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The Rural Generalist path to professional and lifestyle fulfilment4
The Rural Generalist path to professional and lifestyle fulfilment

Teena’s specialisation is a great example of the diversity you can have in your work, as a GP, based in the country. You may have heard of the term ‘Rural Generalist’ but what does it mean and...

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