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The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences hosts a number of unique programs of both community and scientific interest.

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Priscilla Kincaid-Smith

The Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Oration on Health honours the life and work of Priscilla Kincaid-Smith AC CBE and the impact clinician scientists have on health in society. Priscilla Kincaid-Smith was an internationally renowned specialist in Kidney disease, a pioneering leader in research and clinical care, a fearless patient and public health advocate, the first female professor at the University of Melbourne in 1975, and mentor to many. Watch the 2022 Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Oration on Health delivered by Christobel Saunders and learn more about Priscilla Kincaid-Smith.

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Global Health Case Competition

Faced by a health issue of global proportions, our students have worked across disciplines to come up with an innovative solution. Learn about our Emory Global Health Case Competition team’s resolution or find out how you can participate in this year’s Global Health Case Competition.

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Teddy Bear Hospital

Volunteers from the Medical, Biomedical, Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Nursing and Optometry schools don their hospital scrubs to raise funds for the Good Friday Appeal. Children and families are invited to bring along their favourite teddy or soft toy for mock-medical check-ups run by the students, where they interact and learn through fun activities such as taking their teddies through teddy X-rays, teddy ICU, teddy surgery, and teddy physiotherapy.

Melbourne University Health Initiative

Melbourne University Health Initiative

The Melbourne University Health Initiative (MUHI) is a student-run charity dedicated to public and global health. Students from a diverse range of faculties, with a common passion for elevating healthcare standards, are involved with MUHI. We are supported by the Nossal Institute for Global Health and as the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

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MDHS International

Explore our international projects and partnerships.

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