Where are the Indigenous specialists? Call for colleges to address under-representation

Specialist colleges need to provide more cultural support and flexibility for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander doctors-in-training if the ongoing paucity of Indigenous doctors in Australia is to improve, the Australian Indigenous Doctors Association (AIDA) says. The AHPRA Annual Report for 2019-20 shows that just 0.4% of medical practitioners identified as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait ...

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