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Supporting more doctors for the future: video update 1

We’ve submitted a proposal to the federal government to build a new medical school in WA. This week’s update is from our Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health Sciences, Jill Downie, and brings the latest news on our initiative to address Western Australia’s looming doctor shortage. Show the government you support more doctors for WA at http://www.doctorsforthefuture.com.au.

Curtin defends medical school proposal

Curtin University has responded to comments critical of its plans to establish a medical school and will launch its community awareness campaign this weekend. Professor Jill Downie, Pro-Vice Chancellor Health Sciences at Curtin, said that the University currently educates more health professionals than any other WA university and is very experienced in clinical education and Read More

Rigorous standards highlight need for home trained doctors

New rigorous standards being introduced to ensure foreign trained doctors meet Australian standards could result in further doctor shortages in regional Western Australia, Curtin University Pro Vice-Chancellor of Health Sciences Professor Jill Downie said today.