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Your Pathway into Dermatology training in North Queensland

Entry Requirements

Total Training Time

Total: 4 years (full-time)

  • 24 months (full-time) Basic Training
  • 24 months (full-time) Advanced Training

How To Apply

The Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD) is the only organisation accredited to train and assess dermatologists in Australia. Selection into the ACD program is advertised early in the year prior to commencing. Applicants who are on or who have applied to be selected onto the ACD training program MUST complete their Queensland Health preferencing through the Resident Medical Officer (RMO) campaign. In step 10 (preferences section) choose Dermatology as the first preferenced specialty.

Refer to the Australasian College of Dermatologists for further information in relation to selection into the training program. 

Disclaimer: The information provided on this website aims to assist medical students and doctors in training with medical career planning. While every effort has been made to ensure the information is current and accurate, all details should be verified through the relevant Specialist College.

NQRTH is an initiative of the Australian Government's Integrated Rural Training Pipeline (IRTP) and is facilitated by James Cook University in partnership with public and private hospitals, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), health services, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) and GP clinics.

Cairns region
(07) 4226 8187

Central West region
(07) 4764 1547

Mackay region
(07) 4885 7122

North West region
(07) 4764 1547

Torres and Cape region
(07) 4095 6103

Townsville region
(07) 4781 3424