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Academic health science centres in Australia: let’s get competitive

David A Kandiah
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (9): 487-488.

To the Editor: The editorial on academic health science centres (AHSCs) in Australia by the deans of medicine in all eight research-intensive universities1 is an important platform for discussing fundamental issues to be considered in developing these centres.

David A Kandiah, Professor of Medical Education (Curriculum Development)
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA.
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Fisk NM, Wesselingh SL, Beilby JJ, et al. Academic health science centres in Australia: let’s get competitive [editorial]. Med J Aust 2011; 194: 59-60.
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National Health and Medical Research Council. The NHMRC Strategic Plan for 2010–2012. Canberra: NHMRC, 2010: 8. http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/publications/synopses/nh132syn.htm (accessed Jan 2011).
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Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Academic Health Science Centre. Our AHSC application. http://www.ahsc.org.uk/application.html (accessed Jan 2011).
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