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Come fly with me

Leonardo da Vinci famously said, ‘for once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.' Perhaps this explains why an increasing number of Rural Generalists are taking their love of flying to new heights. Four Rural Generalists, [...]

November 27th 2019

Dr Emma Pickstone | Faces of Rural Generalism

Intensive Care Registrar / GP | Cairns Hospital and Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Growing up in a mining family that moved frequently, Emma knew from the outset she wanted to work rurally. Emma attained her Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) Fellowship in 2018 with advanced skills in anaesthetics and emergency medicine [...]

November 5th 2019

That’s a wrap | Finishing your AST strong

Throughout my time as a junior doctor, I thoroughly enjoyed engaging in the intellectual challenge and interpersonal skills required within the medical teams. I often looked to the consultants on medical rounds with awe and disbelief that someone could recall and apply that much knowledge. I would think I could never be like the medical [...]

October 24th 2019

Burnout | When the GP needs a GP

With the anniversary of R U OK? Day recently, it seems timely to take a moment, reflect, and ask ourselves how we look after each other as health professionals and Rural Generalists.

October 14th 2019

Getting started in research

Research was not on my radar in the beginning, as my clinical role kept me patient focused. Yet, the more I delved into research, the more a whole new world of learning and fascination opened up for me. Getting started can be daunting. Thankfully, I didn’t feel put off even though I knew very little [...]

September 13th 2019
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