Medical students arrive in Warrnambool for Deakin University's pilot rural immersion program

Updated July 8 2022 - 1:32am, first published July 7 2022 - 2:35am
HANDS-ON: South West Healthcare surgical registrar Dr Marina Youssef teaches Xavier Dowd suturing techniques as part of the students' three-day tour of Warrnambool.

Budding doctors from across the country are touring Warrnambool and the south-west in the hopes an immersion program will convince them to live and work in the region.


Jessica Greenan


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