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Dr Liam Walsh always knew he wanted to work out in the country.
The country lifestyle appealed to him much more than city life, and he found that general practice would help him live the way he wanted.
Dr Jason King started his journey to becoming a GP when he discovered a disconnect between his hospital-based career, shiftwork and family life.
He was originally on the emergency traineeship program at the Royal Perth Hospital (RPH), however realised he had a decision to make about his career when his family started to grow.
A love for all things medical drove Dr Kate Reid-Milligan to embark on her journey to become a GP.
From surgery to paediatrics, Kate found she enjoyed every specialty during medical school and her junior doctor years, which led her to join the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).
Dr Kerrie Malarkey discovered GP was exactly where she wanted to be a year into her training.
The flexibility and range of options as a GP were always attractive to her, but what finally made her realise how much she loved the profession was the difference she could make in her community.
Dr Jenny Smith always wanted to be a doctor.
Despite no doctors in the family, the idea of studying medicine was always firmly entrenched in her mind since primary school.
Dr Victor Tan’s journey to become a GP began with two simple things - a curious mind and a yearning to learn.
Throughout his rotations in his hospital year, Victor always wondered how the patients initially presented and what was going to happen to them after they were discharged.