Thursday, January 29, 2015
Breaking down barriers: Bringing people together. Attend the 13th WONCA World Rural Health Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The conference is taking place April 15-18, 2015.
Click here to view the conference website for more registration information.
This year the conference will be hosting a medical student session for the first time. Planned workshops will focus on rural health diversity around the world, the difficulties in recruitment and retention of rural practitioners, the importance of leadership and mentorship, and how to better involve students in rural practice.
To increase participation and reach, there will also be a Twitter chat facilitated for some of the workshops. Follow @WoncaDubrovnik to access the feed.
As part of the conference, medical students are encouraged to submit short videos about their experiences with rural practice and placements.
Video guidelines and submission:
-2-3 minutes in length
-final entries emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
-questions to consider when creating your video include:
These videos will be posted on the WONCA Rural Health YouTube channel and used to promote discussion on a wide range of topics. Click here to bookmark the channel.