“I was drawn to the Austin because of its reputation for having a very friendly environment and I have really thrived in the culture of warmth and inclusion.
The clinical school staff are really encouraging and approachable. They offer extra tutorials when needed, feedback about our performance, ongoing guidance and constant support during times of stress.”
Phoebe Starr - Austin Student 2010
Spending your clinical years at the Austin Hospital is a brilliant opportunity to gain knowledge, be inspired by leaders in the profession, and to gain exposure to an abundance of medical career options.
Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research in the northeast of Melbourne. It is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health & rehabilitation.
Eight independent research institutions are based at Austin Health, where leading research on cancer, diabetes, respiratory disease, liver disease, heart disease, stroke, epilepsy and psychiatry is conducted.
Austin Health provides state-wide services including:
Victorian Spinal Cord Service
Victorian Respiratory Support Services
Victorian Liver Transplant Unit, &
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
As one of our students you will have the enviable opportunity to meet and work alongside many leading clinicians and researchers.
It is also an ideal place to commence your career as a doctor. The hospital also has an excellent record for success in physician and surgical training programs, has an enviable list of speciality rotations, and has close ties with local general practice clinics,
Being a student at the Austin Clinical School will give you vast opportunities in the initial stages of your medical career.