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About QRGP

The Queensland Rural Generalist Pathway currently supports more than 293 medical officers across Queensland. A total of 101 Fellows have completed their training with the program since its inception in 2007 (this includes 13 pre-vanguard trainees).

Rural Generalist Medicine was founded in Queensland as a generalist medical discipline in August 2005 by a group of key stakeholders who convened in Roma to develop the concept of a supported training pathway to a career in rural medicine. The Roma Agreement can be found below.

Through the Medical Officers’ (Queensland Health) Certified Agreement (No.1) 2005, Rural Generalist Medicine was recognised by Queensland as a generalist discipline in May 2008.

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The data set is current as at April 2017.


Several committees provide strategic direction and support to the Queensland Rural Generalist Pathway program including:

  • Queensland Rural Generalist Program Leadership Group
  • Queensland Rural Generalist Pathway Reference Group
  • Queensland Rural Generalist Training Hospitals Forum
  • Queensland Rural Generalist Pathway | Regional Training Organisation Forum
  • Advanced Skills Training Consultative Committees
  • Directors of Rural Generalist Training Forum

These committees provide opportunities for key stakeholders and committee members to consult and report on emerging business and advise on policy, training requirements, educational and professional standards relevant to the QRGP.