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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Begin at the beginning…and go on until you come ‘til the end: then stop
With competing demands of small children and work and family commitments, navigating work-life harmony isn't always easy. Husband and wife RGs Catherine and Brent share their their story on how they went about designing a career that works for their family.
Being a Rural Generalist can be intense. Remaining connected to colleagues and groups outside of your immediate work environment is very important...
Reflecting on a decade of Rural Generalist medicine developments, the best thing about rural practice has stayed the same for Tom...
Studying medicine can take you just about anywhere and everywhere. Making the effort to explore your options can help you prepare to be ready to hit the ground running after graduation.
"[As a doctor] each day you might help 30 patients, but integrating a solution to improve a health system could mean you can help hundreds to thousands...”
How exciting! Your first day of internship is here...