Vocational career paths of graduate entry medical students at Flinders University: a comparison of rural, remote and tertiary tracks

Paul Worley, Anne Martin, David Prideaux, Richard Woodman, Elizabeth Worley and Michael Lowe
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (3): 177-178.
  • Paul Worley1
  • Anne Martin1
  • David Prideaux1
  • Richard Woodman1
  • Elizabeth Worley2
  • Michael Lowe3

  • 1 School of Medicine, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA.
  • 2 Healthcare and Education Innovations Pty Ltd, Adelaide, SA.
  • 3 Northern Territory Clinical School, School of Medicine, Flinders University, Darwin, NT.


The PRCC is supported by funding from the Australian Government’s Rural Clinical Schools program. The NTCS is supported by funding from the Northern Territory Government.

Competing interests:

None identified.

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