Discipline of General Practice at University of Sydney Camperdown
As one of the leading medical research institutions in Australia the University of Sydney and the Discipline of General Practice has links with Research Institutes, Public and Population Health, Global Health, Faculties in Allied Health, Pharmacy, Dentistry and Nursing, and research activities in all of the Specialty Disciplines.
Central Clinical School
Located in the centre of Sydney and linking with the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Community Services, the Central Clinical School has strong links with research hubs including the Charles Perkins Centre, the Marie Bashir Institute and the Central Sydney Primary Health Network and Sydney Local Health District.
Westmead Clinical School
We are a small, friendly, research-active unit with excellent facilities based in the grounds of Westmead Hospital. The Westmead campus is the largest health research precinct in the southern hemisphere, undertaking research ranging from the ‘omics to clinical and population health. We have expertise in quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods research, and are engaged in studies across a range of topics including vascular disease prevention, mental health, access to health care, e-health and lifestyle medicine.
We have strong links with local PHNs and with practices across western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. We contribute to teaching in several years of the Sydney MD and supervise higher degree research students.
Northern Clinical School
The Academic General Practice Unit located at Hornsby Hospital and has a strong research history in the areas of aged health care (dementia, falls, and the ageing doctor) psychiatry in community based practices, the health and mental health of doctors and health practitioners, the implementation of clinical practice protocols in general practice, health science education (curriculum development and assessment) and professional development for general practitioners. Registrars will be supported in a range of teaching activities.
Rural Clinical School
Located at Dubbo and with campuses at Orange, Lismore and Broken Hill, the rural clinical school offers a unique experience of research in rural locations. With links through the University of Sydney’s research networks the RCS and the rural Primary Health Networks (PHNs) can offer academic registrars a unique experience to participate in research collaborations or to develop their own research.