Through the College of Health and Medicine, the University of Tasmania has a long history of developing educational and person-centred programs with the community, for the community.
The Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences are invested in the health outcomes of the Tasmanian population and are committed to the continuing development and implementation of programs and initiatives to engage the broader Tasmanian community.
Tasmanian Collaboration for Health Improvement
Tasmania’s single health system, single primary health network and one university allows better integration into our community to support innovative healthcare solutions
Teddy Bear Hospital
The Teddy Bear Hospital is a unique educational program actively run by the University of Tasmania, School of Medicine.
Tasmanian Medical Orchestra
The Health orchestra provides an opportunity for the musicians within the College of Health and Medicine to get together regularly and de-stress with music-making!
Kids and Families Program
We are looking for families who are preparing to have a baby, and who live in the Hobart metropolitan area, to introduce first-year medical students to the progress of your child over the first 2 years.
Working together to respond to the health literacy needs of children and their communities.
Body Bequest Program
We enable people to 'donate their body to science' and make a unique contribution to anatomical studies and the advancement of medicine.
Simulated Patient Program
We are seeking community members to be trained to role-play a believable patient to help our students develop their patient interaction skills.
Sharing is Caring
We are helping communities to better understand the experiences of family caregivers of people living with dementia.
Patient Partner Program
We are seeking volunteer community patients with chronic illness to partner with medical students and provide a patient-centred approach to their education.
University Psychology Clinic
We provide free specialist clinical psychology services to the community in this training clinic for provisionally registered psychologists.
Exercise Physiology Clinic
We provide exercise rehabilitation and support services to people with chronic conditions.
Exercise and Sport Science Community Program
This project provides schools, recreational sporting community and sub-professional athletes access to expertly delivered sport science and strength and conditioning services.
Allied Health Expansion Project
Allied health is integral to transforming health. It involves many different professions with specific expertise, training pathways, sectors of practice and professional governance.