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Considering Medicine

October 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Considering Medicine

Considering Medicine is a RuralMedEd program designed for high school students to observe education Hub days for Years 3 & 4 rural medical students


High school students on the Darling Downs have an opportunity to observe (and possibly participate) in the education of Griffith University medical students during their clinical training years.

Target Audience:

High school students studying in the Darling Downs (typically Years 11 & 12)

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the types of learning featured in medical schools
  • Relate medical education to existing knowledge in high school including science, maths, legal studies, communication and english
  • Discuss the prospect of studying medicine with current medical students

Learning Methods:

Observation; and if opportunity permits, participation

Program Benefits:

  • Observe actual medical training including small group learning and medical simulations
  • Speak with current medical students about their experience studying medicine in a regional or rural setting
  • Discover the diverse backgrounds of future doctors and their reasons for studying medicine


  • The content will be dependent upon what the medical students are learning at the education Hub on that day

Upcoming Workshops


October 14
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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