Skilled Medical will fund Study Grants for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Foundation to help promote the advancement of Indigenous Health in Australia and New Zealand.
As part of the company's commitment to assist in the advancement of Indigenous Health and improving Indigenous health outcomes, Skilled Medical is funding two annual RACP Foundation study grants to the value of $5000 each, a total of $10,000 per annum, across the next five years.
The grants will help recipients undertake indigenous health study tours, clinical and health services research, health planning and development activities, and project work aimed at making a material contribution to the advancement of Indigenous Health in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.
Dr David H Campbell, the founding Director of Skilled Medical, said "We are very pleased to be funding this initiative with the RACP Foundation and through these grants hope to make some practical contribution to improving health outcomes for indigenous people."
Dr Campbell is a member of RACP holding a Fellowship in the college’s Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine.
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is a not-for-profit professional organisation responsible for training and educating physicians and trainee physicians in Australia and New Zealand. The RACP Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the RACP, awarding fellowships, scholarships, grants and prizes to those who strive to improve the healthcare we all receive.
Skilled Medical is one of Australia's largest medical recruitment and placement firms, with a significant role in placing medical professionals in rural and regional areas of Australia where there are pressing Indigenous health needs.
For additional information regarding the study grants please view: https://www.racp.edu.au/about/foundation/research-awards-and-career-grants/education-development-grants
To learn more about the Scholarship for the Advancement of Indigenous Health, please view this article in Issue 2, 2022 of the RACP Quarterly.