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Vertical Integration in Teaching And Learning (VITAL): an approach to medical education in general practice

Marie-Louise B Dick, David B King, Geoffrey K Mitchell, Glynn D Kelly, John F Buckley and Susan J Garside
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (2): 133-135.
  • Marie-Louise B Dick1
  • David B King2
  • Geoffrey K Mitchell2
  • Glynn D Kelly1
  • John F Buckley2
  • Susan J Garside2

  • 1 Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 2 Central and Southern Queensland Training Consortium, Brisbane, QLD.

Correspondence: m.dick@uq.edu.au

Competing interests:

None identified.

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