Internationally recognised innovation and excellence

Students at the School of Medicine and Public Health learn from the world’s brightest minds, make global connections and gain the experience needed to follow in the footsteps of our thousands of successful graduates.

Our researchers, students and allied clinicians work across health and medical disciplines to prevent, cure and treat a diverse range of serious illnesses by translating research findings made in the laboratory into real health treatments and preventative strategies.

The School also works closely with the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) which has pioneered the integration of multi-campus university and hospital-based research.

Enhancing community health

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12 ? Medical and Health Sciences areas rated at ‘well above standard’
Ranked 132 ? in the world - Medicine
Over 100 ? Indigenous doctors have graduated

Study medicine and public health

Our globally recognised, regionally based, medical program has graduated doctors with a dedication to excellence in all aspects of patient care for more than four decades.

Partners in excellence

Our globally recognised medical program has graduated doctors with a dedication to excellence in all aspects of patient care since our foundation in 1978.

This sustained level of excellence is in no small way due to our clinical and community partners– be they placement providers, conjoint appointments or members of the Academy of Clinical Educators (ACE).

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Joint Medical Program

Joint Medical Program

Our Joint Medical Program can help you launch a rewarding and
successful medical career – right here in Australia or across the globe.

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Research

Our high impact research addresses global health challenges.

We translate discoveries into therapeutic advances that add real value by seamlessly integrating the bench-to-bedside-to-community spectrum.

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Latest news

Clare and Brett official

News • 31 Mar 2022

Health trailblazers crowned with national honours

Two University of Newcastle and HMRI researchers who are trailblazing in their fields to improve the health and wellbeing of communities around the world, have been awarded prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) awards.

pregnancy

News • 23 Mar 2022

New video explains why stillbirth is not the mother’s fault

Researchers and artists from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) have collaborated to create a tool to help women who have experienced stillbirth.

Central Coast Medical School and Research Institute

News • 14 Mar 2022

Clinical School and Research Institute to reshape future of Central Coast health care

The University of Newcastle Central Coast Clinical School and Central Coast Research Institute was officially opened today by the Hon Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister of Australia.

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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.