University of Queensland Medical School Info Session in Toronto
The University of Queensland Medical School info session in Toronto will take place Saturday, March 3, 2012, so that Canadian students interested in studying at the University of Queensland Medical School can learn more about the world-renowned program.
Event: University of Queensland Medical School Info Session
Date: Saturday, March 3, 2012
Time: 1 p.m.
Venue: Carlton Rm, Marriott Eaton Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Presenter: Prof. Geoff Mitchell
At the info session, Prof. Mitchell will outline what the University of Queensland Medical School has to offer and why Canadians are attracted to the medical school. He’ll also outline the school’s program, courses and electives. OzTREKK’s Matt Miernik will be there to answer any questions regarding moving to Australia and life following Medical School in Australia, including residencies and opportunities.
About the University of Queensland Medical School
The University of Queensland Medical School offers a four-year, graduate-entry medical program, the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS).
Designed to produce doctors able to meet the challenges of the new century, the curriculum captures the enthusiasm and maturity of its graduate entrants and help them develop into highly skilled medical graduates capable of entering the wide variety of career options open to them.
Popular Program Features include:
- Problem-based learning (PBL) in a clinical context
- Self-directed, lifelong learning
- Critical evaluation of the scientific basis of medicine
- Integration of basic and clinical sciences throughout
- Bio-psychosocial approach to medicine
- Clinical training ab initio
- Communication skills and
- Personal and professional development.
About Professor Mitchell
Geoff. Mitchell is Professor of General Practice and Palliative Care.
Professor Mitchell’s main research interest is in the role of General Practitioners in palliative care. His other research interests are in GP management of chronic and complex conditions including Pain and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and in quality issues in General Practice. He has authored 100 refereed journal articles, as well as book chapters and reports in these and other areas of clinical general practice. He was awarded his PhD in May 2005.
He was involved in the development of a Hospice and a regional palliative care network in Ipswich, Queensland, and was the inaugural Director of the Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education. In 2008, he authored a book entitled “Palliative care: a patient centered method”. He has co-authored clinical handbooks of Palliative Care entitled “The Blue Book of Palliative Care”, and “Therapeutics Guidelines: Palliative care”, and a national report into the palliative care education and support needs of GPs in palliative care. He maintains a clinical general practice in Ipswich, Queensland.
If you’re interested in attending the event, you can contact OzTREKK at 1-866-698-7355 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about the University of Queensland Medical School!
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