Refer to our Elective Resources page.
Scholarships & Grants for Medical Students
John Flynn Placement Program - The Program offers students the opportunity to do two week placements for four consecutive years in the same rural or remote community
Medical Rural Bonded Scholarship (MRBS) Scheme - Students accepting the MRBS receive financial assistance and commit to working for six continuous years in a rural or remote area of Australia after completing their medical training as a specialist
Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS) Scheme - The Scheme offers assistance to students of rural origin to overcome the financial difficulties of undertaking a career in medicine
John Snow Scholarship - Offers seven scholarships to students to present their work at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Congress
Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme - This scholarship assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are currrently studying or intending to undertake study in medicine, nursing or allied health disciplines
Cancer Council Essay Competition - Cancer Council Australia hosts an essay competition for medical students each year. The winning entrant attends the International Summer School for Medical Students, held in Europe annually.
Study & Exam Assistance
Medical Mnemonics - A free online database of medical mnemonics to assist medical students remember important details for exams
Quiz MD - A free encyclopaedia of exam questions for medical students
Top tips for exam revision - Tried and tested techniques and methods submitted by MIGA student members.
Environment & Global Health
AusAID - The Australian Government's overseas aid program
Doctors for the Environment Australia - An organisation aiming to address the health impacts of environmental change
Global Health Council - The world's largest membership alliance dedicated to saving lives by improving health throughout the world
Global Health Education Consortium - An organisation of health professionals, and students, committed to addressing the health needs and human rights of populations around the world.
National Rural Health Students Network (NRHSN) - NRHSN is a multidisciplinary Network representing medical, nursing and allied health students aiming to increase the health workforce and health outcomes for rural and remote Australians
National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) - NRHA is the peak body working to improve the health of Australians in rural and remote areas.
Media & Publications
Australian Medical Student Journal - The AMSJ accepts submissions from all medical students, aiming to share information on all topics and issues relevant to medical students around Australia
Student BMJ- A monthly international medical journal for students
Medical Observer - A weekly publication offering General Practitioners news, features and practical information
Australian Doctor - A news and information website for Australian General Practitioners
Media Doctor - A website sharing relevant, current media articles dedicated to improving the accuracy of media reports about new medical treatments
The Lancet - A leading general medical journal and specialty journals in oncology, neurology and infectious diseases
The Lancet Student - A resource to inform, raise awareness and encourage student involvement in global health.
AMSA Intern & Residents' Guide 2013 - This guide contains specific information about intern training hospitals, the intern selection procedures in each state and life as a junior doctor.