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Image - Bush Bursary Program a winner for UNSW med students
Medical student Mona Sanjeev (pictured) says she has been ‘‘blown away’’ by Deniliquin and the Bush Bursary program. The Deniliquin Council initiative encourages medical professionals to the area to spend time at local medical practices and health-related businesses. The ultimate goal is to... more
Image - Bringing it back to the country
AFTER spending the last six years studying a Bachelor of Medical Studies and a Doctor of Medicine at UNSW's Rural Clinical School, Khyarne Biles has returned to Dubbo, starting work at Dubbo Base Hospital this week. Having seen the experiences of family members with the healthcare system, Khyarne... more
Image - Here to learn: young doctors earn right to internships at Orange hospital
COMPETITION has been heating up among medical graduates seeking internships at Orange Health Service. The hospital welcomed 14 medical recruits on Monday who were selected through NSW Health’s Rural Preferential Recruitment program, co-ordinated by the Health Education and Training Institute.... more
Image - Six new doctors is good medicine
THE Universty of NSW has celebrated a milestone with the graduation of six Indigenous doctors - the highest number in a single year. And the university is on course for even more graduates next year. Most of the group are the first in their families to attend university and credit UNSW's Indigenous... more
Image - They’re sending me to Manilla?! The capital of the Philippines?
Manilla? They’re sending me to Manilla?! The capital of the Philippines? Being a Sydney-born boy through and through, the contents of my email on the 20th of June took a while to get used to. Where was this place they were sending me? What would it be like? What could it be? As it turns out, the... more
Image - Indigenous health role for UNSW med grad
SIX years of tenacity and hard work has paid off for well-known former Wauchope student Tyron Clayworth, who was among a record number of indigenous doctors graduating from the University of NSW late last year. The son of local teachers Stephen and Leanne Clayworth, was one of six doctors... more
Image - Dubbo doctor returns home
The moment Khyarne Biles accepted her place in the medicine program at the University of NSW (UNSW) she knew she would end up back home in Dubbo when she graduated. Six years later and still full of disbelief at what she's accomplished, Dr Biles is staying true to her word. "The reality is, my... more
Image - Much loved head of Albury campus retires
Recently retired head of Albury campus, Dr  Peter Vine, started working at UNSW's Rural Clinical School 14 years ago. He played a big role in the growth of the Albury campus, providing guidance and wisdom to the students and staff. "The last 14 years seem to have gone so quickly, so I empathise... more
Image - One third of new med graduates spent time at rural campus
Six years of slogging away at the text books paid off yesterday with a new cohort of doctors graduating from UNSW's medicine program. Amongst these dedicated and hard-working graduates, one third spent time studying at one of the Rural Clinical School’s (RCS) four rural campuses located in Albury,... more
Image - Indigenous doctors graduate from UNSW: 'An opportunity to give back to the community ... Indigenous and non-Indigenous'
Six new Indigenous Australian doctors graduated from the University of NSW on Monday, the highest number in a single year and a record the university is already planning to beat with another 10 on track to graduate next year. "Having Indigenous doctors is important for Indigenous health and these... more