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Effect of medical student preference on rural clinical school experience and rural career intentions

Lucie Walters1 PhD, Academic coordinator, lucie.walters@flinders.edu.au
Alexa Seal2 BSc(Med), Research assistant, alexa.seal@nd.edu.au
Joe McGirr3 PhD, Associate Dean, joe.mcgirr@nd.edu.au
Ruth Stewart4 PhD, Director rural clinical training and support, ruthalison.stewart@jcu.edu.au
Dawn DeWitt5 MD, Vice Dean, dawn.dewitt@wsu.edu
Denese Playford6 PhD, Co-ordinator MD scholarly activity, denese.playford@rcswa.edu.au

1 Flinders University Rural Clinical School, Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia.
2, 3 School of Medicine Sydney, University of Notre Dame, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia.
4 Cairns Clinical School, Atherton Clinical School, Atherton, Queensland, Australia.
5 Elson S Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University, Spokane, Washington, USA.
6 The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia.

Correspondence: L Walters, PO Box 3570, Mount Gambier, SA 5290, Australia 

Author contribution: Lucie Walters: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, supervised data collection, wrote the first draft. Alexa Seal: statistical analysis, contributed to drafts. Joe McGirr: supplied data, statistical analysis, contributed to drafts. Ruth Stewart: statistical analysis, contributed to drafts. Dawn DeWitt: supervised data collection, designed the project. Denese Playford: supplied data, statistical analysis, contributed to drafts.

Citation: Walters L, Seal A, McGirr J, Stewart R, DeWitt D, Playford D.  Effect of medical student preference on rural clinical school experience and rural career intentions. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2016; 16: 3698. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=3698 (Accessed 21 October 2017)

Submitted: 19 August 2015
Revised: 12 April 2016
Accepted: 31 August 2016
Published: 17 November 2016
   
 

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