Selection criteria for Australian and New Zealand medical specialist training programs: another under‐recognised driver of research waste

Paulina Stehlik, Caitlyn Withers and Caitlin Brandenburg
Med J Aust 2022; 216 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51551
Published online: 20 June 2022

In reply: We thank the authors from the TASMAN Collaborative1 for their support of our article2 and whole‐heartedly agree: contribution to student‐ and trainee‐led collaborative groups can lead to the development of research skills and, more importantly, produce high quality research.3,4

  • Paulina Stehlik1,2
  • Caitlyn Withers1
  • Caitlin Brandenburg1

  • 1 Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service, Gold Coast, QLD
  • 2 Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD



We thank Professor Paul Glasziou and Christy Noble for their comments.

Competing interests:

No relevant disclosures.


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