Intensive Care Medicine

Entry Requirements

  • General medical registration
  • Completion of PGY2
  • Registration with the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand  (CICM) or eligible to register after completing six months of experience in a CICM accredited unit 
  • Refer to the Queensland Health website for further information on selection and/or eligibility

Total Training Time

6 years (Full time)

  • Foundation Training: 6 months (undertaken prior to selection into the program)
  • Core Training:  24 months
  • Clinical Anaesthesia: 12 months
  • Clinical Medicine: 12 months
  • Elective: 6 months
  • Transition Year: 12 months
  • Elective: 6 months

How to apply for a specialist training position in Intensive Care Medicine

Applications must be submitted online through the Queensland Health Resident Medical Officer (RMO) campaign. In Queensland, Intensive Care training positions are managed through the Queensland Intensive Care Training Pathway.

Applicants must also register with the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM) to become a CICM trainee

Get your guide to help map your Intensive Care Medicine 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 Intensive Care Medicine, please contact us.

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