Anthony Llewellyn

FRANZCP, MHA, GAICD | Medical HR Expert and Coach. Anthony is an experienced health public sector executive, medical educationalist and coach. Anthony is an expert in Medical HR. He has reviewed numerous CVs, chaired and conducted over a thousand job interviews and provided advice to a number of employers and Colleges about selection processes. Anthony's background: Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Manager with 20 years’ experience as a medical practitioner in public health services in a range of roles. From 2012 to 2016, Anthony was the Medical Director of the Health Education & Training Institute (HETI), involved in overseeing a number of network training programs. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the University of Newcastle’s School of Medicine & Public Health, and Year 5 Psychiatry Coordinator. He is currently completing a PhD in Medical Education, exploring personal learning environments in the intern training space. Anthony recently delivered for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians a Best Practice Guide for Trainee Selection into Employment Roles Anthony was born on Mouheneenner land in Hobart (Tasmania) and pays respect to the traditional owners of lands he lives and works on, and elders past and present. His two most important roles in life are proud husband and proud father of two boys.

Medical Recruitment Round Up

How To Be Prepared For Medical Recruitment In 2020.

Now that Australia appears to have succeeded in dealing successfully with the initial impact of COVID-19 and getting our selves prepared, there are signs of society returning to some sort of “more normal”. Many doctors, myself included are returning their minds back towards the medical career process. With all the disruptions to the health system …

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Tips for Compiling A Rural Medical Student Resume. With Template.

Based On An Article Originally Requested By ther NSW Medical Students Council Being able to compile a CV or Resume is an essential skill for pretty much any career.  But as a medical graduate, depending on where you are applying to next year, and where you went to medical school you may not necessarily have …

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Doctor Preparing

11 Top Tips For Preparing For A Doctor Job Interview With Videos

Are you a doctor preparing for an upcoming job interview. Or are you contemplating your next career move? For many doctors, job interviews are a regular and even annual process. For some doctors, they can act as an annoyance (i.e. why do I need to reinterview for my job). For other doctors, they can be …

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Mobilizing the Doctor Workforce to Fight COVID-19 Should Include IMGs.

With recent announcements, it appears that Australia has lost the initial attempt to tightly contain the spread of the coronavirus. Including reports that it is now starting to spread within the health workforce itself. There is a need to consider how we can develop plans to ensure that we have enough doctors, nurses, allied health …

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How Long and How Often Should You Prepare for a Doctor Job Interview?

Recently we ran a poll as part of some free training that we have been offering to doctors to help them better prepare for their next job interview. We ask the participants in this training what their approach to their last job interview was. So far over 100 doctors have registered for this training and …

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Medical Training Survey

5 Key Take Aways From the New National Medical Training Survey

This week the Medical Board of Australia released the findings of the first-ever national medical training survey (MTS). As someone who has previously championed and developed these types of reports on the New South Wales level, it is truly pleasing to see this report launched. And boy did they release some findings! With the results …

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Rural Australia

Do International Doctors Have to Work In Rural Australia?

In terms of land area, Australia is a large country, the 6th largest in the world. About 7,700,000 square kilometres. Its a big country and as such has a lot of “country” or rural areas. Australia is also one of the most urban countries in the world, with an about 85% of the population living within 50km of …

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How to Deal With Bullies In Medicine. 8 Tips For Surviving.

Recently a trainee doctor left me a message on the website asking for some help with dealing with a number of senior colleagues who were bullying them in the workplace. Unfortunately, he or she did not leave any contact details. But given that this is certainly not the first time I have been asked for …

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Stop Asking Dumb and Weird Interview Questions. Ask These 5 Instead.

As a means for helping other doctors, at AdvanceMed we collect an open bank of real interview questions. These are questions that have been asked in a formal doctor interview process. Our community members regularly submit questions to this bank (thanks heaps by the way!). Not infrequently the questions that come through raise an eyebrow …

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5 Killer Interview Questions to Ask Employers. And When to Use Them.

Most job applications still include a panel interview process as one of the final steps in selecting candidates. As part of this panel interview process, it is almost universally the custom to ask candidates at the end of their interview if they have any questions of their own. I am often asked by my coaching …

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