A world away


  • A boost for medical confidence and skills
  • Exposure to different diseases and conditions
  • Check whether time away can be counted toward registrar training

TAKING time out of everyday practice to gain medical experience in a different setting is becoming popular with doctors and registrars looking to broaden their horizons.


While the humanitarian value of offering your services as a doctor in the developing world is undisputed, the educational benefits of these placements appear to be open to debate.

General Practice Registrars Australia (GPRA)