Profiles And Contributions To This Article

A decade of Australian Rural Clinical School graduates - where are they and why?

Diann S  Eley

Diann S Eley

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, literature review, collected data, supervised data collection, wrote the first draft

position: Associate professor


health workforce, medical education, personality, behaviour, research ethics, research training, career choice

Robyn  Synnott

Robyn Synnott

qualifications: BA(Psych)

contribution: collected data, input data, contributed to drafts

position: Project officer

Peter  Baker

Peter Baker

qualifications: ChB, MD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Professor


General Practitioner with research and education background

Alan  Bruce Chater

A/Prof Alan Chater

qualifications: MBBS

contribution: original conceptual design, advised on early drafts, commented on final draft

position: Associate professor


Dr Chater has been a rural practitioner in rural Australia for 38 years. He was the founding convenor of the Rural Doctors Associations of Queensland and Australia as well as the National Rural Health Alliance. He has been President of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine. He is Secretary of the WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice and Head of Discipline Rural and Remote Medcine, University of Queensland. He has a keen interest in Rural Health Policy as it effects rural communities as well as the clinical aspects of rural practice.

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