Major partnership for Deakin Medical School in rural emergency medicine

November 2010

The Victorian Government, Alcoa of Australia and Deakin University’s Medical School have joined forces to create a Centre for Rural Emergency Medicine.

The Centre, to be launched in Portland on Tuesday 27 November, will operate through Deakin’s School of Medicine, hospitals at Portland District Health and South West Healthcare Warrnambool and through a network of regional doctors.

The Director of the Centre will hold a position in the Deakin Medical School.