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Queensland Infectious Diseases Advanced Training Network


As the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, certain recruitment processes, interviews and allocation dates may change.  Please check this website regularly for updates.


Infectious Diseases advanced training in Queensland offers a unique opportunity to gain knowledge, skills and experience in all facets of contemporary infectious diseases practice.

Diverse positions available across the state mean that a trainee can potentially gain experience in:

  • tropical and community-acquired infection
  • antimicrobial stewardship
  • quaternary hospital services
  • solid organ and stem cell transplant infections
  • outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy
  • blood-borne-virus management
  • sexual health
  • infection control

A statewide approach to recruitment and rotation ensures that candidates will enjoy a rounded and complete training experience. Trainees are supported with numerous local and collaborative educational events including city wide meetings and regular statewide teleconferences. Previous infectious diseases advanced trainees from Queensland occupy prominent clinical, educational and research positions around Australia and global.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for an advanced training position applicants must:

Other requirements

There are numerous opportunities to participate in internationally recognised research both as part of the advanced training program and for candidates who are considering a subsequent higher degree.

How to apply

Applicants seeking an advanced training position in Infectious Diseases must review the following information:

Late applications will not be accepted.

Participating facilities

The Accredited sites and contact details (PDF 129 kB) document outlines training hospitals and contact details.

Interview, selection and offer dates

RACP exam results: TBA

Interview date: TBA. This will take please shortly after the examination results are available.

Location: TBA

Interview process: Group interviews with the Directors (or delegates) of each hospital

Selection process: Positions will be allocated primarily according to ranking during interview and other mitigating circumstances.

Other information: Applications for consideration regarding difficulties with potential rotations to specific hospitals will be considered within reason. However, training in one particular area cannot be guaranteed.

Enquiries

Questions should be directed in the first instance to the Director of Infectious Diseases at the hospital of preference. Refer to the Accredited sites and contact details (PDF 129 kB) details document for contact details.

Dr Keat Choong
Email:  keat.choong@health.qld.gov.au
Phone: 0401873009

Last updated: 23 March 2020