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Queensland Geriatric Medicine Advanced Training Pathway

Queensland Health is responsible for and oversees the Queensland Geriatric Medicine Advanced Training Pathway (the program) through which Registrars are recruited, selected and assisted with allocation to an accredited training site. The program emphasises state-wide consistency and quality, in association with trainee equity, flexibility and choice.

The program is based on The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) training curriculum. The aim of the program is to improve the quality of training in Geriatric Medicine and to promote high quality and diverse training opportunities that exist across the state.

Queensland has an appointed Statewide Medical Coordinator and Medical Education Officer who are dedicated to Advanced Training in Geriatric Medicine.


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

  • A registrar currently employed in Queensland Health as an advanced trainee in Geriatric Medicine


Other requirements

Successful applicants are supported through a two-year training program. Appointees may be required to:

  • undertake a research project
  • rotate between more than 1 hospital or department to complete part of their training.

How to apply

Applicants seeking an advanced training position should review the following information:

Late applications will not be accepted.

Participating facilities

Tertiary facilities accredited for Advanced Training positions:

Interview, selection and offer dates

Qld Geriatric Medicine Advanced Training Advisory Panel will review all applications and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Note: applicants who are in the process of completing their FRACP examination, interviews will be confirmed following the outcome of the results of the clinical examination.

Successful applicants will be selected and appointed by individual site directors, taking into account each trainee's training requirements, facility preferences and clinical workforce demands.

Notification of interview: From Monday, 8th August 2022

Applicant interviews: Friday, 19th August 2022 (TBC)

Notification to successful applicants: From Monday, 5th September 2022


Statewide Medical Coordinator
Dr. Shaun Pandy
(07) 3139 5157

Medical Education Officer
Ms Margaret Morton

Last updated: 4 May 2022