Generalising a 'better bet' than specialising

The expected oversupply of medical graduates is an opportunity for Australia to alter the structure of training to promote flexibility, says a health services academic.

Medical generalists are the way of the future, says Professor Don Campbell, director of Melbourne’s Monash Institute of Health Services Research.

He says there is a growing demand for these doctors as the population ages and multiple co-morbidities become the norm.

Writing in The Conversation,