Choose Country and discover the Rural Practice Pathway to a health career in country WA. Would you like to discover all the options? Contact Rural Health West to start your adventure!
Start your journey on the Rural Practice Pathway at any stage of your career. The following stories provide an overview of some of the many experiences available in rural practice, and provide insight to lifestyle and career advantages that rural practice can provide.
"The reality is, the breadth of skills and life experience you get in the country only enriches your résumé and your ability to be able to go into whatever it is you would like to do later."
Dr Jeremy, rural GP Proceduralist
Read stories about your fellow junior doctors working across Western Australia and the many rural practice pathway opportunities available to you. The magazine includes contributions from Rural Health West, Western Australian General Practice Education and Training, WA Country Health Service, Australian Medical Association and The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia. If you would like to receive a hard copy, please contact the Rural Practice Pathway Program Coordinator.
Dr Emma completed a 10 week rotation on the Community Residency Program based in the Pilbara. The program is a great opportunity to find out what a career in rural practice involves and gain experience working in a regional community. For further information about the program, contact the Rural Practice Pathway Program Coordinator.
"One of its greatest benefits is giving you the variety in clinical experience in a setting where you have the opportunity to try out new skills...the program has definitely made me a much more competent and more confident independent practitioner.”
Dr Emma, Resident Medical Officer