Junior doctors’ perceptions of their preparedness for hospital work: support for the rural clinical school model as a key to better preparation

Diann S Eley
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb03436.x
Published online: 18 January 2010

To the Editor: I would like to report the results of a recent survey showing that junior doctors who undertook undergraduate training in a rural clinical school (RCS) felt better prepared for their new role as a doctor than those who did not.

  • Diann S Eley

  • Rural Clinical School, University of Queensland, Toowoomba, QLD.



The study was funded by an Early Career Research Grant from the University of Queensland. I also acknowledge the assistance of Queensland Health.


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