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Preparation for general practice vocational training: time for a rethink

Wearne, Susan; Magin, Parker J; Spike, Neil


Formal training for general practice in Australia began with Commonwealth funding of the Family Medicine Program in 1973.1 Future general practitioners worked in hospital specialties relevant to general practice, and then learned while working as GPs, under supervision, in accredited training practices. Since then, general practice and hospital medicine have changed significantly, but the GP colleges’ requirements for hospital experience ahead of GP training remain. Given the bottleneck in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Medical Journal of Australia
DOI: 10.5694/mja17.00379


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