NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN), on behalf of the NSW Ministry of Health, is offering cadetships to medical students interested in undertaking a medical career in rural NSW.
Successful applicants receive up to $15,000 per year for the final two years of their medical degree or for indigenous students $30,000 spread throughout the course of their study. In return, they agree to undertake two of the first three years of their hospital training in an eligible rural NSW hospital.
In their final year of study, cadets apply for an intern position through the Rural Preferential Recruitment (RPR) process or Aboriginal Medical Workforce pathway administered by the Health, Education and Training Institute (HETI).
Rural service can be undertaken in major NSW hospitals west of the Great Dividing Range, including Tamworth, Dubbo, Orange, Wagga Wagga and Albury.
Eligibility and how to apply
There are two types of cadetships available. Learn more about the:
- Rural Resident Medical Officer Cadetships for Indigenous Medical Students
- Rural Resident Medical Officer Cadetship
- Cadets are ambassadors for the future rural health workforce and the cadetship scheme.
- Cadets possess a strong understanding of the realities of rural medical practice and issues faced by rural communities in NSW.
- Cadets are committed to pursuing a career in rural medicine.
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