Are rural generalists being over-hyped?

Dr Ewen McPhee, who has just finished his two year tenure as ACRRM president, says no

It has taken years of lobbying and negotiation, but Australia is finally creating a national rural generalist training pathway for the coming generations of rural doctors.

Dr Ewen McPhee

But while regarded as a major political achievement, some have questioned whether the focus is misplaced, whether it will be used to push for the recognition of rural medicine as a specialty