Row over medical student selection: Read medical dean’s comments in full

The president of Medical Deans ANZ has set tongues wagging with his views on the optimal type of medical student

The mental health of doctors is one of the biggest issues in medicine.

Last week, Professor Richard Murray, president of Medical Deans ANZ, triggered debate when he suggested changing the way medical students are selected (see article).

Here we speak to Professor Murray in more depth about his views on the issue.

Australian Doctor: Why does the medical student selection process need to be changed?

The way that medical students have traditionally been chosen has been too narrow, with a tendency to select on the basis of academic achievement