New medical schools are basing their clinical training in non-hospital settings, particular private GP settings.The project seeks to identify the potential impacts on GPs and whether they will be willing to act as trainers and educators.

Project Status

Completed Projects

Project Coordinator

David Perkins, Karen Larson

Rationale

New medical schools are basing their clinical training in non-hospital settings, particular private GP settings. The assunption is that GPs wil be willing and able to provide extended clinical training previously provided in hospitals. The project seeks to identify the potential impacts on GPs and whether they will be willing to act as trainers and educators.

Aims

To find out why GPs take medical students and act as trainers and educators

To identify the barriers and enablers that must be addressed if GPs are to take a more active role in undergraduate medcial education.

Design and Method

Qualitative

Key Publications

Literature Review submitted to peer reviewed journal

Contact

David Perkins Email: DPerkins@gwahs.health.nsw.gov.au

Funding

Coast City Country Training Ltd

Project lead centre
CEPHRIS
Project stream
Health System Integration and Primary Health Care Development
Project start date
2006
Project end date
2006