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Sharing student and community experiences: spreading the news

Developing and sustaining non-clinical community-based learning can pose a number of challenges. As I have shown in this blog, a lack of clarity about expectations can cloud experience from either a provider or student perspective. Some students can be slow … Continue reading

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Community Placements – the what, why and purpose of coming to Australia

Community Placements in Medical Education Community placements aim to provide medical students with opportunities to learn about the social basis and context of health and healthcare by placing them with a wide range of organisations and groups which are situated … Continue reading

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Seeing if differently

Introduction Welcome to this the first instalment of my diary recording some of my experiences as I visit three Australian medical schools to look at how they employ non-clinical community-based education as part of their undergraduate programmes. In this instalment … Continue reading

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