The School of Medicine and School of Health Sciences have a long history of developing educational and patient-centred programs with and for the community of Tasmania.
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.
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.
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.