Renal Medicine / Nephrology
Your Pathway into Renal Medicine / Nephrology training in North Queensland
- Have completed the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Basic Training (including written and clinical exams)
- Hold a current medical registration
- Have an appointment
toan 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
Total: 6 years (full-time)
Basic Adult Medicine: 36 months (full-time)
- 24 months (full-time) core training
- Maximum of 12 months non-core training
Advanced Training: 36 months (full-time) core training
How To Apply
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.
Advanced training positions in Nephrology are managed centrally through the Queensland Advanced Training in Nephrology Pathway. New and current trainee applicants apply via the Resident Medical Officer (RMO) Campaign.
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.