What does 'rural return' mean? Rural-origin medical graduates do not 'go home'
Robert Buttner1 MBBS Medical Student, medical student, email@example.com
Nathan Blakely2 MBBS Medical Student, medical student, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sam Curtin3 MBBS Medical Student, medical student, email@example.com
Ben Wall4 MBBS Medical Student, medical student, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue Pougnault5 none, Student Recruitment Co-ordinator, Sue.Pougnault@uwa.edu.au
Tessa Burkitt6 MIntRlns, Research Officer,, email@example.com
Denese Playford7 PhD, Associate Professor Medical Education, firstname.lastname@example.org
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia.
Correspondence: R Buttner, The RCSWA, M706 Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Western Australia 35 Stirling Highway Crawley, WA 6009 Australia
Author contribution: Robert Buttner: collected data. Nathan Blakely: collected data. Sam Curtin: collected data. Ben Wall: collected data. Sue Pougnault: supplied data. Tessa Burkitt: Provided GIS expertise. Denese Playford: designed the project, wrote the first draft, supervised data collection.
Citation: Buttner R, Blakely N, Curtin S, Wall B, Pougnault S, Burkitt T, Playford D. What does 'rural return' mean? Rural-origin medical graduates do not 'go home'. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2017; 17: 3985. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=3985 (Accessed 17 October 2017)
Submitted: 13 April 2016
Revised: 6 February 2017
Accepted: 12 February 2017
Published: 16 April 2017