Rural medical students key to improving doctor shortage

Twins Menita and Senita Jaji have just finished their Doctor of Medicine (MD Rural Pathway) at University's Shepparton Campus.

The second cohort of students to undertake the entire Doctor of Medicine (MD Rural Pathway) in a rural setting has just finished their studies for the year at the University of Melbourne’s Shepparton Campus.

The degree is offered as part of Murray Darling Medical School Network and entry to the degree includes a collaboration between the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University to provide regional students an end-to-end rural medical pathway specifically aimed at retaining medical graduates in regional Australia.

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