Tips for Navigating Your First Year: A Guide for New Intern Doctors Australia | 2024
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Tips for Navigating Your First Year: A Guide for New Intern Doctors Australia | 2024

With thanks to the contributors of the Australian Junior Doctors reddit community https://www.reddit.com/r/ausjdocs/ The beginning of each year heralds a new chapter for the new intern doctors Australia welcomes to its health care system. This exciting yet demanding journey demands medical knowledge but also a set of soft skills and an understanding of the healthcare…

What Every Australian Trainee Doctor Earns. Junior Doctor Salary Guide
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What Every Australian Trainee Doctor Earns. Junior Doctor Salary Guide

I often get asked about junior doctor salary rates. Personally, I hate the term “junior doctor”. Most trainee doctors I know are very mature and have often had a meaningful adult life before medicine. But unfortunately, this appears to be the most common term used for the group of doctors who are “pre-specialist”. So here…

Medical Internship in Australia – the Case for Change
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Medical Internship in Australia – the Case for Change

Over the next three years in Australia, some significant changes will occur to the medical training system here. One of these important changes will be to the Australian medical internship system or, more correctly, the prevocational training system. The prevocational training system in Australia covers the first two years after graduation from medical school. In…

How Much Do Interns Make in Australia? It Depends.
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How Much Do Interns Make in Australia? It Depends.

We are approaching that time of the year again in Australia. The time where the majority of trainee doctors go up one step of responsibility on the ladder. It’s also the time that our newly graduated medical students commence their first paid position as a doctor. Commonly referred to as the internship. You might be…

Intern, Resident, Registrar. The Doctor Hierarchy in Australia.
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Intern, Resident, Registrar. The Doctor Hierarchy in Australia.

Do you have aspirations to be a doctor but are only familiar with the one title – that being “doctor”? Or maybe you have previously been admitted to the hospital and befuddled by the myriad of busy staff members you’ve come across who have been part of your care? Or you might be part of…

Medical Internship 2020 / 2021 Australia
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Medical Internship 2020 / 2021 Australia

*We will be regularly updating this post as information is updated about the Medical Internship process in Australia. The situation is fluid and has been disrupted somewhat due to COVID-19. It’s that time of the year again. The time when each of the States and Territories in Australia open up the process of applications for…

Tips for Compiling A Great Rural Medical Student Resume.
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Tips for Compiling A Great Rural Medical Student Resume.

Based On An Article Originally Requested By the NSW Medical Students Council about medical student resumes. Being able to compile a CV or Resume is an essential skill for pretty much any career.  But as a medical graduate, you may not necessarily have been taught this specific skill so far. In my experience it is…

Medical Student Resumes A Written And Video Guide
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Medical Student Resumes A Written And Video Guide

This is an evolving blog and vlog post specifically about how to write a medical student resume put together by request from a number of medical students who have contacted me asking for this type of information. In my experience, many medical students are at a bit of a loss composing a resume in their…

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Medical Internship 2019 Guide. With 5 Tips For Applying.

It’s that time of the year again. The time when each of the States and Territories in Australia opens up the process of applications for medical internships for the following year. For four years I was responsible for running the largest Intern application system in Australia for 4 years. The NSW Intern application system. So…

Medical Student CV: 9 Tips Plus Examples, Personal Statements & Length
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Medical Student CV: 9 Tips Plus Examples, Personal Statements & Length

For most medical students the point at which you need to think about compiling a Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume comes in your final year of medical school. This is the time when you need to think about applying for a job for after graduation. As a doctor who has seen 10,000+ CVs in his…

Yes. Medical Interns Get Paid In Australia – Medical Intern Pay
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Yes. Medical Interns Get Paid In Australia – Medical Intern 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…

How Much Does An Intern Get Paid In Australia? Doctors Pay Rates
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How Much Does An Intern Get Paid In Australia? Doctors Pay Rates

One of the questions I am most asked by doctors from other countries is: “What is the pay like for doctor’s in Australia?” We are approaching the period here in Australia where we introduce a large number of graduated doctors to the Australian health care system as Interns. So at AdvanceMed we thought that we…