Austin Health

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Australia

Hospital description

Austin is situated 10 kilometres north-east of Melbourne. The health facility is high-tech and includes the University of Melbourne Departments of Medicine, Surgery, Psychiatry, Psychology and Physiotherapy. Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research in the northeast of Melbourne and is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

Austin Health comprises Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital and the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre. All of the hospital’s medical and surgical departments are actively involved in research. The facility is home to eight independent research institutions which conduct leading research in a number of different fields inlcuding cancer, epilepsy and psychiatry. Therefore this is an excellent elective for students interested in a research based elective.


Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language English
Funding Status Public


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