General & Acute Care Medicine

    Entry Requirements

    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

    Advanced General and Acute Care Medicine: 36 months (full-time)

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

    How to apply for a specialist training position in General & Acute Care Medicine

    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.

    Applicants must secure an Advanced Training position at an accredited training site by applying to the Queensland General Medicine Advanced Training Network.   The network provides centralised recruitment to general medicine registrar positions across Queensland, from advanced training year one.

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

    If you would like to get more information on training in General & Acute Care Medicine, please contact us.

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