NEW RURAL MEDICAL SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR DUBBO
The University of Sydney, School of Rural Health in Dubbo are set to receive $7.65 million to expand and transform the existing premises and construct a new building on adjacent vacant land, offering a wealth of advantages for country-based medical students.
The current model of medical training will be turned on its head. The majority of training will happen in the regions and rotations to metropolitan areas for specialist experience kept to a minimum.
A feature of the new school program will be a state-of-the-art anatomy and basic science facility, with linkages to other University of Sydney facilities.
This will enable student residents in Dubbo to learn medicine in the same way as their counterparts studying at metropolitan campuses.