Reporting rural workforce outcomes of rural-based postgraduate vocational training

Scott J Kitchener
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/mja14.01516
Published online: 19 January 2015

To the Editor: Following calls to bridge the evidence gap regarding rural exposure and uptake into rural medical practice,1 Rural Clinical Schools (RCS) regularly report graduate rural career outcomes. This permits comparison of approaches and quality improvement of the program.

  • Scott J Kitchener1,0,0,2

  • 1 Queensland Rural Medical Education, Toowoomba, QLD.
  • 2 School of Medicine, Griffith University, Toowoomba, QLD.



The Queensland Rural Medical Education program is funded by General Practice Education and Training for the delivery of AGPT up until 31 December 2014, then by the Department of Health for 2015.

Competing interests:

I am employed by Queensland Rural Medical Education, the regional training provider for which data are presented.


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