ANU Medical School

The ANU Medical School is dedicated to producing doctors equipped to meet tomorrow’s national and global health challenges.

Our world-class program offers students a personal, supportive environment to develop the skills necessary to deliver quality, effective, compassionate care.

Our partnerships with ACT Health and Calvary Health Care, together with our Indigenous, GP and community partners and rural healthcare programs ensure our students graduate well-prepared to improve health outcomes for the people they will serve, as well as upholding the standing of ANU as a leading contributor to national health policy and medical research.

Research areas include aged care, cancer, cardiovascular and renal disease, critical care and emergency medicine, diabetes and endocrinology, infection and immunity, liver disease and gastroenterology, medical education, men women and children’s health, neurosciences and vision, orthopaedic, primary health care, psychiatry and trauma.

Field sites & facilities

Explore some of the numerous of research sites and facilities established by our research schools in Australia and across the world. Researchers and students at ANU enjoy access to state-of-the-art equipment to help facilitate ground-breaking research.

Research projects

Browse research topics of the College of Science and the College of Health & Medicine with links to relevant researchers.

See our list of potential student projects to apply for PhB, Honours, PhD and other graduate degrees.

Stories

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Women who lead: the power and the passion

Why is it that women-led countries have been so successful in their response to COVID-19?

Top honour for Associate Professor Paul Craft

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A culture of enquiry and innovation drives top honours for ANU Associate Professor

ANU graduate and honorary professor awarded an Order of Australia for significant service to medicine, oncology, and professional organisations.

Jill Guthrie honoured in Australia Day awards

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Honours highlight First Nations justice reform

Professor Emily Banks, Dr Jill Guthrie and Associate Professor Paul Craft awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for their service and contributions.

The four inspirational Canberrans – Timothy Miller, Patricia Anderson AO, Professor Brendan Murphy and Tara McClelland. Photo courtesy of Australian of the Year Awards

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ANU honorary academic and leading experts awarded 2021 ACT Australian of the Year Awards

Professor Brendan Murphy and Patricia Anderson AO are among four inspirational Canberrans recognised as part of this year’s ACT Australian of the Year Awards.

Family with two parents, child, and twin babies

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Bushfires and COVID take their toll on new mums and babies

Almost seven-in-10 pregnant women and new mothers (65 per cent) in the ACT and southeast New South Wales say they were severely exposed to bushfire smoke in our recent summer.