Department of Clinical Medicine

Department of Clinical Medicine

Our department is an integral element of Macquarie University’s initiative to develop Australia’s only university-led integrated health campus.

With our strong multidisciplinary approach to research, we tackle important research questions to bring new ideas and new evidence-based knowledge to health care.

Our access to Macquarie University Hospital provides an ideal vehicle for translational research and a test-bed to develop new approaches in healthcare.

Through our PACE (Professional and Community and Engagement) program, you will be taken out of the classroom and into an industry related scenario where you’ll get hands-on experience in the field. More information can be found in the Handbook.

Higher degree research

The Department of Clinical Medicine's research addresses questions of clinical importance in the delivery of better clinical care. These efforts can range from innovative treatments for aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations, or better therapies for glaucoma, through to novel orthopaedic surgical procedures and minimally invasive surgery for cancers, or targeted therapies and personalised cancer medicine.

If you are interested in doing research at Macquarie, please contact a researcher in your field of interest to discuss your ideas and potential supervision before applying. For information on applying please contact the Higher Degree Research Office.

Grand rounds

On the last Wednesday of every month, all researchers are welcome to join the MQ Health grand rounds where current and fascinating medical and surgical cases are presented through energetic talks. Email to register your interest.

Contact us

Learn more about our support for current students, make requests regarding your studies online or contact us.  If you have questions, please go to or contact the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

International student enquiries: submit an online enquiry.


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