Empiric validation of the rural Australian Medical Undergraduate Scholarship 'rural background' criterion.

@article{Laven2005EmpiricVO,
  title={Empiric validation of the rural Australian Medical Undergraduate Scholarship 'rural background' criterion.},
  author={Gillian A Laven and David Wilkinson and Justin J Beilby and Heather J. McElroy},
  journal={The Australian journal of rural health},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={137-41}
}
OBJECTIVE Rural Australian Medical Undergraduate Scholarships (RAMUS) provide 10,000 dollars per annum to selected medical students with a rural background. Eligibility criteria include having lived in a rural community for five consecutive or eight cumulative years. We sought to validate the above-specified criterion using data from the Australian National Rural Background Study. DESIGN National case control study stratified by jurisdiction. PARTICIPANTS Two thousand four hundred and… CONTINUE READING