RAHC GP involved in training doctors to close the gap in Indigenous health

Australia’s only dedicated Indigenous health stream program is run by the Australian National University (ANU) medical school runs in partnership with Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health service.

Now in its sixth year, the program gives medical students experience working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, teaching them about specific cultural and health care needs.

One of RAHC’s General Practitioners, Dr Jill Bestic, is a senior lecturer in rural and remote medicine at ANU’s Medical School, Rural Clinical School since 2005 and has been involved in student placement and teaching remotely through ANU since 2010.

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Saturday, 26 September 2015