12 things medical deans can do to improve student health


Dr Benjamin Veness, former president of the Australian Medical Students' Association, responds to the president of Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand's suggestions that medical schools look to recruit students who are more resilient.

As health services and medical schools have grappled with recurrent media reports of doctors’ and medical students’ suicides, the term ‘resilience’ has become the buzzword of 2017.

Individual resilience programmes have emerged across the country as a predominantly political