University Departments of Rural Health

The University Departments of Rural Health (UDRH) program encourages students of medicine, nursing and other health professions to pursue a career in rural practice by providing opportunities for students to practise their clinical skills in a rural environment. It also supports health professionals currently practising in rural settings.

Page last updated: 17 September 2013

UDRH Program Operational Framework

List of University Departments of Rural Health

The following University Departments of Rural Health have been established across Australia:

Evaluation

In 2008, an Evaluation of the University Departments of Rural Health Program and the Rural Clinical Schools Program was undertaken.

More information

For more information on the University Departments of Rural Health, please email health.workforce@health.gov.au .