Flying doctors vs film stars: Reasons doctors go rural

Researchers say they have identified the 'contemporary' attractions of the Australian bush

The answer to the conundrum of how to encourage young doctors to go rural often involves the idea of recruiting your medical students from those who grew up there.

Joel Edgerton
Joel Edgerton.

The problem is that home-growing a medical student takes a couple of decades, at a minimum.

So researchers have questioned more than 600 medical students who had completed a year’s