Welcome from the Dean
Welcome to the Epworth Clinical School! The Epworth Clinical School oversees medical student programs for the three large medical schools in Victoria, The University of Melbourne, Monash University and Deakin University. We also host elective students from across Australia and around the world. The Clinical School creates a superior clinical learning experience for all student,s in partnership with the many dedicated and skilled clinicians that practice at Epworth.
Dean of Epworth Clinical School, Associate Professor Christine Jackman.
Epworth is the largest not-for-profit private hospital in Victoria, renowned for excellence in diagnosis, treatment, care and rehabilitation. Epworth is an innovator in Australia’s health system, embracing the latest in evidence-based medicine to pioneer treatments and services for patients.
Our tutors are Senior Consultants with extensive experience in their specialised medical field, providing students the opportunity to learn from the experts. Students develop not only their knowledge, but the professionalism and skills required to be a successful medical practitioner by communicating effectively with peers, clinical staff and patients.
For each University cohort, we aim for a small number of students, enabling us to work closely with each individual. This model enables the Clinical School to build support for our students in every aspect of their placement.
At Epworth Richmond, students will have access to:
- Common room (Located adjacent to the Epworth Clinical School)
- Library (Level 5 Cato Wing)
- Education and Simulation Centre (Level 5 Cato Wing)
- Lockers and change room (Level 5 Cato Wing and Student Common room)
At Epworth Geelong students will have access to:
- Education and Simulation Centre (Ground Floor)
- Library (Ground Floor)
- Lockers and change room (Ground Floor)
Epworth Clinical School Team
- Associate Professor Christine Jackman, Dean of Epworth Clinical School
- Mrs Mara Quin, Administrator
- Ms Yumi Matsumoto, Administrator
89 Bridge Rd Richmond VIC 3121
Phone: 03 9516 2341
Email: [email protected]
At Epworth Clinical School we currently have medical students from University of Melbourne, Monash University and Deakin University on clinical placement based in our hospital in Melbourne and Geelong.
University of Melbourne
Based in Melbourne, we have MD1 – MD4 (first – final year) students onsite for their clinical rotation and study. We provide tutorials, simulation and clinical learning in a range of specialties.
Students are scheduled for site visits to complete procedural skills learning and to familiarise themselves with a hospital environment before commencing fulltime clinical placement in their second year.
Students are based at Epworth Richmond and Epworth Freemasons full time throughout the whole academic year. They complete a Foundation term and then Ambulatory Care, General Medicine and Surgery for an immersive clinical experience.
Students are based across multiple Epworth campuses and external sites (dependent on their speciality). Aged care, mental health and women’s health are services based at Epworth Richmond, Epworth Hawthorn, Epworth Freemasons and Epworth Camberwell.
In our MD4 program at Epworth, students will undertake pre-intern placements in a range of specialties.
Academic dates can be found on The University of Melbourne website.
Based in Melbourne, we have 3B and 5D (third and final year) students onsite for their clinical placement. We provide simulation and clinical learning across a range of specialties.
Students rotate from the Central Clinical School (The Alfred) and complete rotations in medical and surgical specialties at Epworth.
Students rotate from the Central Clinical School (The Alfred) and complete rotations in medical and surgical specialties in a student intern capacity at Epworth.
Academic dates can be found on Monash University website.
Based at Epworth Geelong, we have Year 3 and 4 students onsite for their clinical placement. We provide learning across surgery, emergency and anaesthetics.
Academic dates can be found on Deakin University website.