Doctor What? Doctor Where? podcast explores the benefits of working in aged care as a medical student

The fourth episode of the Doctor What? Doctor Where? Stories of Rural Medicine podcast - medical students working in aged care - is now available.

Gathering hands-on experience while studying can be an enormous challenge, so you might be surprised to learn how easy this can be when working as a Personal Care Assistant in aged care.

Hear how easy it can be to start working in these roles while studying medicine and the benefits this experiences provides, from Deakin University medical student Cathy King, as well as Monash Rural Health researcher and educator Dr Fiona McCook. Cathy first presented her research into this topic at the Monash Regional Training Hubs' DRIVERS 2021 conference.

Episode guests

  • Cathy King, medical student from Deakin University
  • Dr Fiona McCook, Monash Rural Health researcher and educator

Episode resources

Listen to previous episodes of Doctor What? Doctor Where? on our website or find it on your favourite podcast app including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.

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The Doctor What? Doctor Where? Stories of Rural Medicine podcast is produced by Monash Rural Health’s Regional Training Hubs and funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health, Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program.