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Challenges to Rural Medical Education: A Student Perspective

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Australian Journal of Rural Health Volume 10, Number 3, ISSN 1440-1584


At a clinical school in rural New South Wales (Australia), medical students follow patients through the health care system instead of being attached to doctors. Seeing the progression of illnesses, the impact of behavioral aspects, and the continuity of care develops lifelong learning skills. Because of geographic isolation, information technology plays an important role in rural Australian medical education. (Contains 26 references.) (TD)


Delaney, G., Lim, S.E., Sar, L., Yang, S.C., Sturmberg, J.P. & Khandra, M.H. (2002). Challenges to Rural Medical Education: A Student Perspective. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 10(3), 168. Retrieved January 20, 2022 from .

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