How To Write A Medical CV. Updated Ultimate Guide.
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How To Write A Medical CV. Updated Ultimate Guide.

Crafting an effective medical CV or resume is a crucial step for medical professionals in advancing their careers. In this updated guide, we delve into the essentials of creating a CV that stands out, combining our extensive experience with the latest trends in medical recruitment. One of the interesting aspects of medical training is that…

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…

When Do I Start? Australian Trainee Doctor Term Dates for 2024

When Do I Start? Australian Trainee Doctor Term Dates for 2024

Suppose you are a trainee doctor in Australia or perhaps considering working as a trainee doctor in Australia. You may wonder what your commencement dates are and/or when you might be changing terms. Well, wonder no more. We have compiled the Australian Trainee Doctor Term Dates for 2024 just for you. Australian doctor training and…

Surviving the Festivities: A Junior Doctor’s Guide to Working Through Christmas
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Surviving the Festivities: A Junior Doctor’s Guide to Working Through Christmas

Working as a junior doctor during the holiday season can be particularly challenging. While many people are enjoying time off with their families and loved ones, junior doctors often find themselves working long hours, dealing with increased patient loads, and facing the pressures of the job. It can be difficult to maintain physical and mental…

Discover 14 Doctors who Coach Doctors
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Discover 14 Doctors who Coach Doctors

Coaching for doctors or physician coaching can improve a range of skills and capabilities. Some doctors turn to coaching to improve their communication skills, to enhance patient satisfaction, and increase overall healthcare outcomes. Coaching for doctors can improve clinical skills such as challenging conversations, or delivering difficult diagnoses or discussing end-of-life care, with compassion and…

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…

When Do I Start? Australian Trainee Doctor Term Dates for 2023
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When Do I Start? Australian Trainee Doctor Term Dates for 2023

Suppose you are a trainee doctor in Australia or perhaps considering working as a trainee doctor in Australia. You may wonder what your commencement dates are and/or when you might be changing terms. Well, wonder no more. We have compiled the 2023 Australian Trainee Doctor Term Dates for 2023 just for you. As an added…

A Guide to Medical Internship In Australia
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A Guide to Medical Internship In Australia

For four years I was the Executive Medical Director at the Health Education and Training Institute of NSW. Amongst one of my many responsibilities was the oversight of the allocation of the 1000+ NSW medical internships each year, as well as governance of the accreditation and training system for medical internships and medical residents in…

2 Big Reasons Why General Practice is in Crisis in Australia
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2 Big Reasons Why General Practice is in Crisis in Australia

Over the past few weeks, there has been a number of media articles about a growing crisis in General Practice in Australia, including this informative article in the SMH. 2 significant pieces of government information landed this week which help to shine further light on why General Practice is in crisis in Australia. Tax Office…

How to Become a Nurse in Australia and What Are the Key Benefits?

How to Become a Nurse in Australia and What Are the Key Benefits?

Are you looking for a career in health that’s both challenging and rewarding? Whilst we primarily focus on medicine on this blog, the Nursing profession certainly fits these criteria. And we often get queries about how to become a nurse in Australia. Caring for patients and ensuring their safety and comfort are demanding tasks, But…

Do Doctors Get Paid to Train in Australia? Yes, They Do.
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Do Doctors Get Paid to Train in Australia? Yes, They Do.

This blog is open to comments, I also run a YouTube Channel and a Facebook group and frankly way too many other ways for people to contact me. So no surprise. I do get a lot of questions and queries on a daily basis. One of the surprisingly common and interesting questions that I do…

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…

7 Tips for a Succesful Buddy Program in Medicine

7 Tips for a Succesful Buddy Program in Medicine

It’s that time of the year again in Australia for the medical system. The time where around 90% of the trainee doctors in the health care system step up a level in responsibility. And it’s all done in a matter of a few weeks from mid-January to early February. This includes all the new graduated…