What’s it really like training in a rural community?
From the cities to the outback, GPs play an integral role in our communities – even more so in a rural context. Explore the stories of some GP registrars and recently fellowed GPs who took the plunge and decided to pursue the rural pathway with the AGPT program.
Dr Bernadette Hader
Originally hailing from Austria, Dr Bernadette Hader is a Northern Territory General Practice Education registrar based in Nhulunbuy.
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Dr Brendan O’Dea
Dr Brendan O’Dea has enjoyed his time training in a rural community and has appreciated the opportunity to cultivate a work/life balance.
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Dr Kane Treble
Dr Kane Treble enjoys the breadth of general practice and the opportunities to explore your own interests.
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Dr Damian Hannon
From Ireland to Gippsland, Dr Damian Hannon enjoys working in a community where he and his skills can have great impact.
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Dr Wissam Ghamrawi
Regional and remote SA, GPEx
Training in a rural environment opens the door for registrars to develop a unique set of extended clinical skills – just ask Dr Wissam Ghamrawi.
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Dr Natalie Fonda
Sunshine Coast, JCU
Dr Natalie Fonda’s career has allowed her to embrace the benefits of living outside outside a major city.
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Dr Isaac Tranter
Continuity of patient care is central to the role of a good GP, and Dr Isaac Tranter appreciates the ease in which you can achieve this in the country.
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Dr Marcus Hayward
Bathurst, GP Synergy
An appetite for diversity is what drove Dr Marcus Hayward to specialise as a GP.
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