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Road to Rural (R2R) Intern Program

About the Program

When you’re making career choices, we want to equip you with the information and an immersive experience to help you plan your career in medicine.

Every year interns are able to complete rural placements through the Road to Rural Program, with each R2R Intern working in the local practice and hospital for a 10-week rotation.

We are delighted to announce the expansion of the program in 2021 to now enable 40 interns to complete the program each year across 8 rural practices, increased from 20 interns across 4 rural locations in previous years.

Eligibility

You are eligible to apply for the Road to Rural Program if you are included in the Rural Intern Pathway.

All applicants who meet the intern application eligibility criteria and preference a Rural Support Service site as their FIRST preference will be included in the Rural Intern Pathway selection process.

For more information on eligibility please refer to the SAMET Intern Job Pack.

Important information

Mentored and supervised by experienced resident rural GPs, the R2R Program gives interns the opportunity to practice comprehensive medicine in the South Australian communities of:

  • Angaston
  • Crystal Brook
  • Jamestown
  • Kapunda
  • Mannum
  • Murray Bridge
  • Port Lincoln
  • Waikerie

Interns undertake an orientation facilitated by RDWA prior to starting their 10 week rotation.

Contact

For more information about the Road to Rural Intern Program, please contact
Andrea Brown, Manager Road to Rural
Phone: (08) 8234 8277
Email: roadtorural@ruraldoc.com.au

Interns currently on placement in rural SA are:
(Front Row From Left): Dr Dilan Seimon, Crystal Brook; Dr Kate Joyce; Dr Roberta Potamianos, Waikerie; Dr Millie Williams, Mannum; Dr Rebecca Jury, Jamestown; Dr Andrew Baker, Port Lincoln; Dr Gregory Koh, Kapunda.
(Back Row From Left): Dr Sarah Jones, Angaston, Dr Joel Chan; Dr Rebecca Hogan, Dr Udani Weerakkody; and Dr Jolyn Seah, Murray Bridge.