The Rural Generalist Foundation Year provides an introduction to the NSW Rural Generalist Medical Training Program and the opportunity for trainees to be supported in the program and their rural locations. Registrars undertaking general practice training can apply for the Rural Generalist Foundation Year. Applications are now open until 20 November 2020
Activities during the Rural Generalist Foundation Year include:
- access to program and mentor support with career and training advice
- additional weekend workshops convened by the program
- structured education sessions (webinars, teleconferences)
- mid-point discussions and vocational review with program medical educators.
Progression to Advanced Skills Training
Following successful completion of the Rural Generalist Foundation Year, junior doctors may progress to advanced skills training year if deemed ready or proceed to community general practice training and defer advanced skills training for a year.