The RMH offers trainee positions in a number of specialty areas.

Expand the listings below to find out more about each service and any additional training or fellowships available.

Anaesthetics and Pain Management
Anatomical Pathology

Find out more about our Anatomical Pathology service.

The RMH participate in the Victorian Trainee Selection Scheme coordinated by The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA). Prospective trainees are to apply to both RCPA and the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

For further information, please email the Department Chairman and Registrar Training Coordinator Dr Tony Landgren or phone +613 9342 8095.

Breastscreen

Find out more about our NorthWestern Breastscreen service.

The department offers a 12 month part-time Breast Imaging fellowship commencing February each year.

Applications for positions in 2017 have now closed.

Cardiology

Find out more about our Cardiology service.

The RMH has a number of accredited training positions and participates in recruitment matching process coordinated by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Find out more about our Cardiothoracic Surgery service.

The RMH has a number of accredited training posts in nine surgical subspecialties. Selection into the Surgical Education and Training (SET) program occurs annually by The Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Specialty training boards then allocate trainees to accredited training posts for their clinical placements.  

Clinical Haematology

Find out more about our Clinical Haematology service.

Dermatology

Find out more about our Dermatology service.

The RMH has two accredited training positions and participates in a recruitment matching and allocation process coordinated by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Diabetes and Endocrinology

Find out more about our Diabetes and Endocrinology service.

The RMH has two accredited training positions and participates in a recruitment matching and allocation process coordinated by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Diagnostic Haematology and Transfusion Medicine

Find out more about our Diagnostic Haematology and Transfusion Medicine service.

Emergency Medicine

Find out more about our Emergency Medicine service.

The Emergency Department has highly successful registrar teaching programs with protected teaching time each week. As an academic department there is a strong emphasis on research under the direction of A/Prof Jonathan Knott, Director of Emergency Medicine Research and Prof George Braitberg, Professor of Emergency Medicine.

Registrars have the opportunity to rotate internally to anaesthetics, ICU, and psychiatry and externally to the Royal Women's, Royal Children's, The Northern, Royal Victorian Eye & Ear and Sunshine Hospitals. There are country anaesthetic rotations to Wangaratta and Ballarat Base Hospitals available.

The Department is accredited for two years as a training post by the ACEM. The program includes:

  • 38 hour / week + 5 hours (protected) teaching time
  • team training, simulation based teaching, practical workshops and grand round discussion forums
  • participation in regional teaching programs
  • in-house primary and fellowship exam preparation courses with high success rate

Your training will be conducted under the supervision of 24 EFT of emergency physicians who have post graduate expertise in toxicology, ultrasound, echo, retrieval medicine, research, pre-hospital care, medical education, infectious diseases and simulation.

Applications for positions in 2017 have now closed.

Gastroenterology

Find out more about our Gastroenterology service.

The RMH has two accredited training positions and participates in a recruitment matching and allocation process coordinated by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

General Medicine

Find out more about our General Medicine service.

General Surgery

Find out more about our General Surgery service.

The RMH has a number of accredited training posts in nine surgical subspecialties. Selection into the Surgical Education and Training (SET)  program occurs annually by The Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Specialty training boards then allocate trainees to accredited training posts for their clinical placements.  

Genetics

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Geriatric Medicine / Aged Care

Find out more about our Geriatric Medicine / Aged Care service.

Hospital in the Home

Find out more about our Hospital in the Home service.

Immunology and Allergy

Find out more about our Immunology and Allergy service.

Intensive Care Unit

Find out more about our Intensive Care Unit.

The Intensive Care Unit has a highly successful teaching program for ICU trainees. Our consultant team is actively involved in registrar and resident teaching. They provide valuable advice and guidance to trainees. The RMH ICU education team runs several courses such as MCEC, EMICC and BASIC. 

The ICU has three pods and the staffing structure is such that it is very supportive for the trainees. At any one time, the Intensive Care Unit is staffed by two senior registrars and three registrars, one for each pod. From 7.30 am to 12.00 midnight one HMO is rostered for each pod. Registrars have 5 hours a week of protected and paid training time with a formal education program delivered each week.

Positions commencing in 2018 are now being advertised and close 15 May 2017.

Apply now for ICU registration positions.

Infectious Diseases

Find out more about our Infectious Diseases service.

The RMH has three accredited training positions and participates in a recruitment matching and allocation process coordinated by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Nephrology

Find out more about our Nephrology service.

The RMH has four accredited training positions and participates in a recruitment matching and allocation process coordinated by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Neurology

Find out more about our Neurology service.

The RMH has four accredited training positions and participates in a recruitment matching and allocation process coordinated by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Neurosurgery

Find out more about our Neurosurgery service.

The RMH has a number of accredited training posts in nine surgical subspecialties. Selection into the Surgical Education and Training (SET) program occurs annually by The Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Specialty training boards then allocate trainees to accredited training posts for their clinical placements.  

The RMH has two Accredited Training posts and separately recruits 6 unaccredited registrar positions.

Applications for positions in 2017 have now closed.

Nuclear Medicine

Find out more about our Nuclear Medicine service.

Otolaryngology Head and Neck

Find out more about our Otolaryngology Head and Neck service.

The RMH has a number of accredited training posts in nine surgical subspecialties. Selection into the Surgical Education and Training (SET) program occurs annually by The Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Specialty training boards then allocate trainees to accredited training posts for their clinical placements.  

The department offers a 12 month head and neck fellowship from July to June each year. Applications are open to those who are a Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in ENT or overseas equivalent. Applications should be directed to Mr Tim Iseli. This position is appointed to approximately 15 months in advance.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Find out more about our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery service.

The RMH has a number of accredited training posts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Selection into the OMS training program occurs annually by The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. Specialty training boards then allocate trainees to accredited training posts for their clinical placements.  

Orthopaedic Surgery

Find out more about our Orthopaedic Surgery service.

The RMH has a number of accredited training posts in nine surgical subspecialties. Selection into the Surgical Education and Training (SET) program occurs annually by The Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Specialty training boards then allocate trainees to accredited training posts for their clinical placements. The RMH has two Accredited Training posts and separately recruits 6 unaccredited registrar positions.

Applications for positions in 2017 have now closed.

Palliative Care

The Royal Melbourne Hospital has two positions for advanced trainees in palliative medicine, and one position available for a basic physician trainee on rotation. These positions would also be suitable for a trainee from other disciplines wishing to undertake the RACP clinical diploma in Palliative Medicine. The advanced training positions are appointed through the statewide Victorian Palliative Medicine Training Program.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is a member of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, and the palliative care service is an integrated service across The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The Royal Women’s Hospital. As part of this, palliative care registrars employed by The Royal Melbourne Hospital will work across the precinct from time to time, and be able to participate in research, education and training that occurs across the centre, including the University of Melbourne

Find out more about our Palliative Care service.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Find out more about our Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery service.

The RMH has a number of accredited training posts in nine surgical subspecialties. Selection into the Surgical Education and Training (SET) program occurs annually by The Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Specialty training boards then allocate trainees to accredited training posts for their clinical placements.  

The department offers a 12 month Reconstructive Microsurgical Fellowship from September to August each year. Applications are open to those who have completed specialist training in accredited Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery program including exit exams and who have prior experience in microsurgery. This position is appointed to approximately 15 months in advance.

Applications for positions in 2017 have now closed.

Psychiatry

NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH) is the mental health arm of Melbourne Health. It provides comprehensive hospital-based, community and specialist services to youth, adults and aged people across northern and western Melbourne.

Find out more about NWMH and training with us.

Radiology

We offer a range of exciting career choices for health professionals. Find out more about our Radiology service and training with us.

Rehabilitation Medicine

Find out more about our Rehabilitation Medicine service.

Respiratory and Sleep Medicine

Find out more about our Respiratory and Sleep Medicine service.

The RMH has three accredited training positions and participates in a recruitment matching and allocation process coordinated by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Rheumatology

Find out more about our Rheumatology service.

The RMH has two accredited training positions and participates in a recruitment matching and allocation process coordinated by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Urology

Find out more about our Urology service and our Urology Fellowship Program 

The RMH has a number of accredited training posts in nine surgical subspecialties. Selection into the Surgical Education and Training (SET) program occurs annually by The Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Specialty training boards then allocate trainees to accredited training posts for their clinical placements.  

Vascular Surgery

Find out more about our Vascular Surgery service.

The RMH has a number of accredited training posts in nine surgical subspecialties. Selection into the Surgical Education and Training (SET) program occurs annually by The Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Specialty training boards then allocate trainees to accredited training posts for their clinical placements.  

Victorian Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory (VIDRL)

Find out more about Victorian Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory (VIDRL).

Applications for positions in 2017 have now closed.