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We need to change the way we teach doctors

Professor Ross Lawrenson

Professor Ross Lawrenson

Why do we have a $400,000 small-town GP job no-one wants? University of Waikato professor of population health Ross Lawrenson says we aren’t meeting our current medical workforce needs and that part of the reason for that lies in the way we’re training our doctors.

Professor Lawrenson will discuss the problem with the current medical education system, and propose solutions, at his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on 19 July at the Waikato University’s Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts from 5.15pm.

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Inaugural Professorial Lectures are the University of Waikato’s way of introducing new professors to the community and to show how their work is having an impact on the world around us. Lectures are free and open to the public.

 

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