Clinical Immunology / Allergy

    Entry Requirements

    • General medical registration
    • Completion of Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Basic Physician Training, including the RACP written and clinical examinations
    • Employment in an appropriate Advanced Training position
    • Refer to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians for further information in relation to selection into the training program

    Total Training Time

    6 years (full-time)

    Basic Adult Medicine: 36 months (full-time) basic training

    • 24 months (full-time) core training (including three months General and Acute Care Medicine and 12 months in medical specialities)
    • Maximum of 12 months non-core training


    Basic Paediatric and Child Health: 36 months (full-time)

    • Minimum of 24 months (full-time) core training (including a minimum of nine months General Paediatric Medicine, three months Paediatric Emergency Medicine, three months Neonatology in a perinatal unit, and three months in a paediatric medical speciality)
    • Maximum of 12 months (full-time) non-core training

    Advanced Clinical Immunology/Allergy Training: 36 months (full-time)

    • Minimum of 24 months (full-time) core training
    • Maximum of 12 months (full-time) non-core training


    Advanced Training in Immunology and Allergy – Joint RACP / RCPA: 48 months (full-time)

    • Minimum of 42 months (full-time) core training

      - 18 months (full-time) core clinical training

      - 24 months (full-time) core laboratory training
    • Maximum of 6 months (full-time) non-core training

    How to apply for a specialist training position in Clinical Immunology / Allergy

    Applications will first need to complete Basic Physician training and can apply through the Queensland Basic Physician Training (Adult Medicine Network).

     Queensland Basic Physician Training Network (Adult Medicine)

    The Queensland Basic Physician Training (Adult Medicine) Network is a statewide network designed to support Queensland Trainees over the 3-year course of basic training.

    Queensland Health is responsible for and oversees the Queensland Basic Training (Adult Medicine) network. In Queensland, approval of basic training is limited to medical officers that have been formally selected into one of the 5 Training networks. In order to be eligible for a network position prior to commencement of training, applicants must hold general registration with AHPRA, be eligible for registration with RACP as a basic physician trainee and have a minimum of 20 weeks experience in general medicine or medical specialties further outlined here.  

    The Advanced Training program is managed centrally by a panel comprised of Clinical Immunology directors from accredited training facilities. The selection process is a panel interview with directors of each participating facility.


    Applicants will first need to complete Queensland Basic Paediatric Training.

    Queensland Basic Paediatric Training
    Clinical Haematology training positions are managed centrally through the Queensland Clinical Immunology and Allergy Training Network. Applicants are also required to apply to the Advanced Training in Clinical Immunology and Allergy Program through RACP. Applicants who have applied to be selected onto the Advanced Training in Clinical Immunology and Allergy Program must complete the online through the Resident Medical Officer (RMO) Campaign.

    Apply online through the Resident Medical Officer (RMO) campaign.

    Get your guide to help map your Clinical Immunology / Allergy training pathway in northern Queensland:


    Find out more about Queensland-specific workforce demographics and specialty information.

    If you would like to get more information on training in Clinical Immunology / Allergy, please contact us.

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