Five-Point Plan to Build Rural Medical Workforce
AMA Position Statement - Rural Workforce Initiatives
At least one-third of all new medical students should be from rural backgrounds, and more medical students should be required to do at least one year of training in a rural area to encourage graduates to live and work in regional Australia, the AMA says.
The AMA today released its Position Statement – Rural Workforce Initiatives,a comprehensive five-point plan to encourage more doctors to work in rural and remote locations, and improve patient access to care.
Published: 09 Jan 2018