The School of Rural Health's primary goals are to:

  • deliver the clinical years of the Sydney Medical Program in a rural setting; and
  • contribute to the increased recruitment and retention of medical practitioners in rural and remote Australia.

It achieves these goals by:

  • offering accessible and flexible medical training programs of high quality and relevance;
  • conducting research to improve rural health and practice;
  • engaging effectively in regional governmental, professional and community consultations and initiatives; and
  • assisting in the development of rural health policies.