Medicine in Society

Year 3 medical students complete one of their rotations at a rural or remote site, in a combination of hospital, general practice and/or community-based settings. The 6 week supervised placement is preceded by a one-week preparatory program (orientation week) and concludes with debriefing week.

MiS is a fantastic opportunity offered to all students, that allows them to refine and develop clinical skills while working in a challenging environment.

Placement Locations include:

  • Allora Medical Practice
  • Beaudesert General Practice
  • Beaudesert Medical Centre
  • Black Stump Medical Centre/Hospital (Blackall)
  • Timbertown Medical Centre (Blackbutt)
  • Leonard Street Medical Centre (Boonah)
  • Charleville Hospital
  • Cherbourg Hospital
  • Childers Doctors/Hospital
  • Childers Medical Centre
  • Chinchilla Medical Centre
  • Crows Nest Medical Centre
  • Myall Medical Practice
  • Dalby Hospital
  • Dysart Medical Centre/Hospital
  • Eldsvold Medical Centre
  • Emerald Hospital
  • Gatton Hospital
  • Gayndah Surgery/Hospital
  • Gladestone Hospital
  • Goondiwindi Medical Centre/Hospital
  • Gympie Hospital
  • Fraser Coast Health Service (Hervey Bay Hospital)
  • Kilcoy Medical Centre
  • Markwell Medical
  • Kingaroy Hospital
  • The Lockyear Doctors, Laidley
  • Miles Medical Centre
  • Mitchell Medical Practice
  • Tamborine Mountain Medical Practice/Hospital
  • Moura Dawson Medical Practice/Hospital
  • Murgon Family Practice
  • Roma Clinic
  • Roma Hospital
  • St George Medical Centre
  • St George Hospital
  • Southern Downs Medical (Stanthorpe)
  • Surat Medical Practice
  • Tara Medical Centre
  • Taroom Medical Centre & Hospital
  • Texas Family Medical Centre
  • Theodore Medical Centre
  • Warwick Hospital
  • Wondai Medical Centre
  • Woorabinda Multi Purpose Health Service
  • Yeppoon Family Practice
  • Capricorn Coast Hospital and Health Service (Yeppoon)

Remote Placement Locations:

  • Alice Springs
  • Thursday Island
  • Darwin

Click here to see the Faculty of Medicine’s information on this rotation.

Photo by Laura Frederiksen