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Luminaries: Training for tomorrow - the future of rural generalist healthcare

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Retaining healthcare workers in rural areas is crucial for continuity of care and improved health outcomes of rural communities. Factors such as stress, burnout and other pre-existing pressures on the workforce have only increased in recent years.  

This webinar explores current health workforce distribution to meet the needs of these communities and emerging research on medical education models to address these challenges. Join UOW researchers Professor Zsuzsoka Kecskes and Professor Andrew Bonney, together with Professor Richard Murray and Professor Charlotte Hespe for this discussion. 

When: Thursday, 20 April, 4 pm - 5 pm
Where: Online webinar via Zoom - Zoom link to join the webinar will be emailed after registration

Meet the panel: 

  • Professor Richard Murray, James Cook University and Chair of Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand 
  • Professor Zsuzsoka Kecskes, Dean, Graduate School of Medicine, UOW
  • Professor Andrew Bonney, Associate Head of School Research Strategy, Graduate School of Medicine, UOW
  • Professor Charlotte Hespe, Faculty Chair of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) NSW/ACT and Head of General Practice at Notre Dame University