Gain valuable experience across a wide range of medical practice in the outback.
Are you a medical student seeking a placement?
Student placement in outback rural and remote Queensland exposes you to your potential future and training pipeline. Some specialities include:
- general practice
- rural generalist
- retrieval medicine
- occupational medicine
- public health
- Indigenous health
- general medicine
- general surgery
- oncology and palliative care
- mental health and psychiatry
CRRH provides placement for 2nd, 4th, 5th and 6th year medical students; and John Flynn Scholars across our sites. We also offer options for extended integrated clinical placements for 5th and 6th years.
Low consultant-to-student ratio means more clinical opportunity, better access to clinical teaching and a wide variety of complex clinical presentations as well as telehealth and remote health services.
These remote placements provide you an opportunity to consolidate your understanding of community and people and your professional role in community, and develop multidisciplinary networks and interprofessional skills.
Clinical academics deliver tutorials locally across the sites and by video conference. Advanced clinical skills are provided in the state-of-the-art simulation labs.