Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Perceived educational value and enjoyment of a rural clinical rotation for medical students

Nathaniel  Wilson

Mr Nathaniel Wilson

qualifications: MSc

contribution: Principal Researcher (literature review, research planning design, methodology, data collection and analysis, preparation of drafts, submission)

position: Research coordinator

South Africa

Past Affiliation: Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Capacity: Medical Research Coordinator. Research Interests: (rural) undergraduate medical education, health services delivery, sustainable rural development, rural disease epidemiology


Peter  Bouhuijs

Peter Bouhuijs

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, contributed to drafts

position: Extraordinary professor

Netherlands


Hoffie  Conradie

Hoffie Conradie

qualifications: M Prax Med

contribution: devised survey tool, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts

position: Associate Professor

South Africa

Principal family physician, Worcerster Hospital, associate professor, division of family medicine and primary care,faculty of health sciences, university of Stellenbosch. Director Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health, HFHS, SU. Working in regional hospital Worcester. Involved with for both undergraduate and post graduate family medicine training. Responsible for undergraduate rural rotation. Involved in rural roll out of ARV program for AIDS patients. Research interest: Training of family physicians for rural practice, undergraduate education, e-learning.


Helmuth  Reuter

Helmuth Reuter

qualifications: MMed, PhD

contribution: original concept, designed the project

position: Ex-director of Ukwanda and honorary professor of internal medicine

South Africa

Interested in undergraduate training and maintenance of competence of rural practitioners. Research interest in prevention and early and effective management of HIV and TB


Ben  van Heerden

Ben Van Heerden

qualifications: MMed, MSc

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Professor and director, Centre for Health Sciences Education

South Africa

Ben van Heerden Director: Centre for Health Professions Education Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Stellenbosch University South Africa


Ben  Marais

Ben Marais

qualifications: MD, PhD

contribution: Principal Supervisor (throughout research process)

position: Associate Professor in Paediatrics; Acting Director: Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health

South Africa

Paediatrician with interest in infectious diseases, particularly tuberculosis, and rural health.


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