There are 3 main Rural Selectives and Electives offered.

  1. First People's Health Selective - Two term immersion options are available for rural indigenous health Selective experience. These are at Palm Island Community Centre and at the Goolburri Health Advancement Centre in Toowoomba. Accommodation is available on Palm Is. and in the Griffith Student Residence in Toowoomba for Goolburri.
  2. Academic Medicine Selective in Toowoomba undertaking research and teaching. This selective supports students to research either into a clinical project with the Agricultural Health and Medicine Research Centre or in Medical Education with QRME. Teaching opportunities are with school students considering medicine as a career and into the third year Longlook program.
  3. PNG Health Project Selective in Kiunga PNG.  A joint project between Hope4Health, QRME and Ok-Tedi Mining, the placement offers students the chance to experience the challenges and rewards of practising medicine in a developing country. Accommodation is provided for by health service group JTA, and organized by Mr. Graeme Hill.

4th Year Selective & Elective 7 Week Block Placement Sites