Thursday, 6 November 2014
Joint Medical Program (JMP) students are at the forefront of Australia's peak representative body for medical students. James Lawler has been elected President of the Australian Medical Students' Association (AMSA) for 2015, becoming the first student from the University of Newcastle to be elected to this position.
Thursday, 25 September 2014
A group of 10 third year medical students leave for Vietnam on a medical trek that will see them work in one of Vietnam's poorest regions.
Wednesday, 24 September 2014
The Joint Medical Program has a strong focus on clinical experience ensuring its graduates are prepared for a rewarding medical career. Third year medical student, Catherine Hicks, travelled to Nepal for one of the most awe-inspiring experiences she has had in the past three years as a medical student.
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Entry into a number of university degree courses, including medicine is highly competitive. In 2014, the Joint Medical Program (JMP) received more than 3,000 applications for its 170 places. For those aspiring to study medicine next year, applications to the Joint Medical Program's Bachelor of Medicine are now open.
Thursday, 19 June 2014
Some of NSW's most well-respected rural GPs have put their hand up to be part of a pilot GP mentoring program. The Rural Connections Student Mentoring Program aims to familiarise students with rural general practice and, in the long term, address the shortage of rural GPs by connecting medical students with experienced GPs.
Thursday, 1 May 2014
Medical students at Maitland Hospital now have a designated space to meet and study following the opening of the Health and Medicine Student Hub.
Wednesday, 30 April 2014
For many, graduation is the completion of intensive learning and is the launch pad into a rewarding new career. While this is true for students of medicine, completing medical school is just the first step of the journey to become a practising doctor.
Former student, Dr Anupam Rao, is excited but cautiously optimistic about graduating.
Monday, 24 February 2014
Students in the Joint Medical Program will now be able to access a state of the art education facility. The Tamworth Education Centre (TEC) is now operational after five years of planning and significant fundraising.