School of Medicine
The UOW School of Medicine enjoys an excellent reputation and is ranked in the top 350 institutions in the world in the subject field of Medicine in the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2015). We are a multidisciplinary school with a range of undergraduate and postgraduate course offerings in the fields of Indigenous Health, Medical and Exercise Science, Medicine, Nutrition and Dietetics.
We are committed to designing educational experiences that are engaging, challenging and relevant for our students for the benefit of our local, national and global communities. Our high standards of academic rigour, breadth of knowledge across the health spectrum and a supportive community ensure that our graduates have the skills to start tackling the most challenging issues in health.
8 February 2017
Graduate Medicine identifies areas of improvement for post-hospital patient care
Hospital discharge summary the key focus of new research.
A study undertaken by researchers from the University of Wollongong (UOW) could vastly improve the health outcomes of patients following their discharge from hospital.
Dr Carl Mahfouz from UOW’s Graduate Medicine (GM), commenced working on an 18-month study into how hospital discharge summaries could be improved to better suit the needs of the GPs and the discharge information they require to optimally address the health care needs of their patients. Read more...