General medicine physicians coordinate patient care across acute hospital and ambulatory settings. General medicine physicians work collaboratively with other specialists from a variety of disciplines, as well as with primary care providers and allied health professionals.
6 years full-time (3 years basic training, 3 years advanced training)
College-selected trainees may be allocated to a training post by:
The Queensland General Medicine Advanced Training Network is a centralised state-wide recruitment process for advanced training positions in general medicine in accredited Queensland hospitals.
General and Acute Care Medicine advanced training may be undertaken in either Adult Medicine or Paediatrics and Child Health, following completion of requirements for basic training with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). The general medicine program incorporates work-based learning and assessment with successful trainees attaining the qualification of FRACP with accreditation to practise as a General Medicine Physician in Australia or New Zealand.
Applicants must hold current medical registration, have completed RACP basic training requirements and have secured appointment to an appropriate advanced training position.
Minimum 40% of full-time commitment. Training must be completed within 8 years.
Allowed. Interruptions of more than 12 continuous months may require additional assessments (determined on a case-by-case basis). Interruptions of more than 24 continuous months may require additional training time and/or assessments (determined on a case-by-case basis).