Dr Daniel Rudd is the Registrar Liaison Officer for Western NSW, having lived in Canberra, Sydney and Darwin, Western NSW is where he wants to stay.
Tell us about your background.
I grew up in Canberra and moved to Sydney for University.
Why did you decide to become a GP?
I wanted a rewarding job with variety and flexibility.
What attracted you to training in Western NSW?
I have family out this way and visited a lot when I was younger.
What do you enjoy about training and living in Western NSW?
It’s a more relaxed pace and there’s a great community spirit.
For your GPT3 term you’re training in Aboriginal health, how are you finding it?
There are a lot of patients with complex chronic disease and difficult social circumstances so it is certainly a challenge. But we have a dedicated and passionate team which really helps.
What’s your motivation for being the Western NSW Registrar Liaison Officer?
I want to help registrars have a good experience in Western NSW and hopefully stay around long term.
Do you think you’ll stay in Western NSW when you finish training?
You can bet your boots on it. I love it here.