The Joint Medical Program – Supporting Indigenous Medical Students

Peter O’Mara, Associate Professor of Indigenous Medical Education at the University of Newcastle talks about the Joint Medical Program. A first of its kind for Australia, the program is a partnership between the University of Newcastle and the University of New England and is aimed at improving the experiences and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical students.

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What Really is Cultural Safety?

Medical Anthropologist Gregory Phillips talks about the history of the Aboriginal Health Curriculum in Australia, the findings of a 2012 look into that, and other educational frameworks, and how medical schools and colleges can learn from that. He also talks about discrimination issues within the mainstream health system.
Recorded on Friday, 3 October at the 2014 Australian Indigenous Doctors Association conference …

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Registrar Resources Sheet

Offers and A4 overview of resources available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander GP registrars, covering areas of Education, key stakeholder organisations, financial, workplace and personal support.
Provided by RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and the Indigenous General Practice Registrars Network.

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Leaders in Medical Education Network Resources Hub

The Resources Hub provides LIME Network members with access to a wide range of resources specifically relating to the teaching and learning of Indigenous health science education, as well as the recruitment and support through to graduation of Indigenous students.
The Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Network Resources Hub has been developed to enhance information sharing, supporting educators to deliver …

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Australian Indigenous Health InfoNet

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible. In this way, we contribute to ‘closing the gap’ in health between Indigenous and other Australians.
The site encourages and supports information-sharing among practitioners, policy-makers and others working to improve Indigenous health. The ‘yarning …

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