GP Exam Prep Course Details

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

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Considering Medicine 15 July 2021 03:30 pm – 05:30 pm Toowoomba 4 $0.00
Considering Medicine 12 August 2021 03:30 pm – 05:30 pm Toowoomba 4 $0.00
Considering Medicine 9 September 2021 03:30 pm – 05:30 pm Toowoomba 4 $0.00
Considering Medicine 14 October 2021 03:30 pm – 05:30 pm Toowoomba 4 $0.00

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