MSAND Rural aims to raise awareness of rural and indigenous issues and events. Providing medical students with the opportunity to increase their understanding and experience of rural practice and rural life through immersion weekends, career information sessions and professional development activities. MSAND Rural encourages and supports students who seek to apply for Rural Clinical School, John Flynn Placement Program and other rural opportunities through networking and connection with past participants of the programs, alumni and community contacts. Medical students are also given the opportunity to increase their understanding and experience of rural practice.