Profiles And Contributions To This Article

What does it take? The influence of rural upbringing and sense of rural background on medical students' intention to work in a rural environment

George  Somers

A/Prof George Somers

qualifications: PhD

position: Senior lecturer, General Practice and Rural Medicine


A rural/fringe metropolitan GP since 1981, George has recently (2000) completed a full-time PhD at Monash University, Australia, with a view to an academic career. His field of interest is influences on situational career choice (Where you want to work), especially in relation to rural/generalist/medical students.

Roger  Strasser

Prof Roger Strasser

qualifications: MClSc

position: Founding Dean


Rural Health education, workforce and services; family medicine/general practice.

Brian  Jolly

Brian Jolly

qualifications: PhD

position: Head

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