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GP Training
general practice
Rebecca Stewart

GP Training How To: Pathways, Length, Difficulty & Options for IMGs

Dr Rebecca Stewart guest blogs for us on an important question. Rebecca is a GP and Medical Educator who is passionate about supporting competence and excellence in medical education, research and evaluation. Rebecca offers a range of training supports to doctors undertaking general practice training via MedEd Experts.

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Career Coach
career coach
Anthony Llewellyn

Career Coach. When Do You Need One? Costs & How to Find a Good One.

Career coaching is something I write about often. And there is a reason. Career coaching is something many professionals don’t give enough importance to. The truth is that a lot of people, especially medical professionals, can use career coaches to kickstart or even keep their professional lives moving forward. This even includes medical students who are just entering the job market, as well as seasoned medical professionals looking to manage or make changes to their careers.

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medical recruitment agent
locum doctors
Anthony Llewellyn

Medical Recruitment Agencies: Should You Use One? Independent Review

A question I am often asked by other doctors is when is a medical recruitment agency a good idea. Not surprisingly when you google this topic you get a list of articles written by medical recruitment agencies so I felt it would be useful to add an independent perspective. Some of the key reasons you…

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The AMC Exam
AMC Exam
Nawaf Dandachi

Australian Medical Council Exam: How Hard? Preparing for AMC Exam.

Part of a Series on All You need to know about the Medical Career Pathway in Australia. If you search enough on Google and look enough on facebook you will readily find lots of opinions about the Australian Medical Council examinations process. Given that a lot of the readers of this blog are international doctors…

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Can US doctors work in Australia
specialist pathway
Anthony Llewellyn

US Doctors Australia. There Are Two Main Options for Work.

Whilst the number of enquiries for help I have had from US doctors is slightly less than say, for example, UK doctors, the prospects for US doctors working in Australia are pretty much on a par. There are a couple of main options for US doctors to work in Australia. So the answer to the…

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do interns get paid
Anthony Llewellyn

Yes. Medicals Interns Get Paid In Australia – Doctors Pay

A question we get asked reasonably frequently is whether medical interns get paid in Australia. Often this comes from doctors working in other countries. We think the main confusion occurs around the concept of an intern in a medical setting and an intern in the corporate setting. In relation to the question of whether medical…

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medical culture Dr Kadota
creative doctors

11 Creative Ideas To Change The Sick Medical Culture Today

We were all appalled to read yet another blog post about yet another trainee doctor badly treated on a regular basis by the system that we all belong to. Who are we? A group of clinicians who aggregate around an idea that we can be innovative in medicine. Our thoughts naturally turned to rage as…

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should you put a photo on your CV?
Anthony Llewellyn

Should I Put A Photo On It? Photos On Medical Professional CVs.

In my years I have reviewed tens of thousands of both doctor CVs as well as many other types of CVs and Resumes. I’ve gotten quite good at reviewing them quickly and determining who is and who isn’t a good prospect for a role. A question I get asked a lot by other medical practitioners,

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doctor jobs in australia
doctor jobs
Anthony Llewellyn

Doctor Jobs In Australia. How To Find Them.

Probably one of the biggest question I get asked by International Doctors is. How do I find doctor jobs in Australia? In this post I will try to demystify and break down the process for you. Starting with how to identify suitable posts online and then moving on to other strategies, such as personal approaches

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