WONCA Rural Medical Education Guidebook

Chater, Alan Bruce and Rourke, James and Strasser, Roger and Couper, Ian and Reid, Steve (2016) WONCA Rural Medical Education Guidebook. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland. ISBN 978-0-9952419-0-9

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Abstract

We are very excited to launch the WONCA Rural Medical Education Guidebook at the 12th WONCA World Rural Health Conference, Gramado, Brazil. The roots for the Guidebook go back to 1992 when a very important meeting was held on the sidelines of the WONCA Global Family Doctor conference in Vancouver, Canada. At this meeting an interested group of rural practitioners saw the need for WONCA to develop a specific focus on rural doctors. As a result, the WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice (WWPRP) was formed. The group set about producing a visionary roadmap for rural medical education in the form of a seminal document, the WONCA policy on Training for Rural Practice 1995. This was followed four years later by further recommendations made in a companion document, the WONCA policy on Rural Health and Rural Practice 1999, which was revised in 2001.

Item Type: Book
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/12195
Item ID: 12195
Additional Information: First released in electronic format at the 12th WONCA World Rural Health Conference, Gramado, Brazil, April 2014. Pdf Electronic Book format published 2016 with technical assistance of Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine.
Keywords: Rural medicine; Medicine; Medical education; Rural health; WONCA
Department(s): Medicine, Faculty of
Date: 2016
Date Type: Publication
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Chater, Alan BruceUNSPECIFIED
Rourke, Jamesdean.medicine@mun.ca
Strasser, RogerUNSPECIFIED
Couper, IanUNSPECIFIED
Reid, SteveUNSPECIFIED
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