Jess is currently completing her final year at medical school at Monash University after deciding to pursue a career in medicine after seeing the incredible work two of her local GPs (Dr Michael Moynihan and Dr Ernan Hession) made towards their community. She has been privileged to undertake her clinical placements in Monash’s Rural Clinical School – Mildura, Swan Hill and Bendigo, and under her JFPP mentor Sally Singleton in Broome. Jess has been chosen to represent his peers as an Ambassador at this year’s Rural Medicine Australia 2019 conference (RMA19).
Dr Ben Dodds is a junior doctor and first year ACRRM trainee. Growing up in rural Tasmania and completing medical school at the University of Tasmania, he has returned to his rural roots to work in the North West Regional Hospital and transition into rural general practice.
Dan is a first-year Rural Generalist trainee with ACRRM. Dan is passionate about improving the delivery of healthcare for rural Australians. He is a Board member of the Rural Doctor’s Association of Victoria and Committee Member of ACRRM Future Generalist’s Committee Dan is highly active in the prevocational doctor’s training and education space participating in PMCV’s JMO Forum, and most recently developing an extracurricular medical education program for medical students in the Grampians region, facilitated by junior doctors.
Dr Danielle Dries is a Kaurna Aboriginal woman from South Australia. After finishing year 12, she moved to Albury, NSW to study Physiotherapy, but after completing multiple rural placements and working as a Physiotherapist for a year, she decided to go down a different path and started studying medicine at the Australian National University in Canberra. She is now working in Moruya, NSW and has been chosen to represent her peers as an Ambassador at this year’s Rural Medicine Australia 2019 conference (RMA19).
Ita Buttrose AC, OBE - an icon of the Australian media and wider community - is announced as a keynote speaker for this year's Rural Medicine Australia 2019 (RMA19) conference.
A massive program of clinical training, research outcomes, policy debate, career advice and award presentations will be on offer at the 2019 Rural Medicine Australia (RMA19) conference.