A sub-specialty of Family Medicine concerned with practising in country areas, often without specialists, hospitals and other support services. It may involve extra training, and greater use of electronic communication.

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Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
Professional organisation for rural medical education and training, with membership and staff details, and information on grants and scholarships.
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: Rural Faculty
Providing continuing medical education for rural practitioners through publications, web-based learning and vocational training.
Rural Ontario Medical Program
An association of physicians providing multi-specialty rural training for residents and undergraduates. Features details of funded rotations and locum opportunities.
University of Melbourne: Department of Rural Health
Incorporating a clinical school for medical undergraduates and enabling students in related fields to train in rural environments. Course details, post-graduate programmes and staff profiles.
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