Intern (PGY1)2023-03-20T11:37:37+10:00

Intern (PGY1)

Intern Positions available (2023):  94

Interns undertake three core rotations including medicine, surgery, emergency medicine and 15 weeks of elective rotations split into 5 and 10 weeks.

Our leaders support and encourage the growth of our interns during their first postgraduate year.

Applications dates

View the dates to submit your application and the recruitment and selection process stages.

All applications are through the Resident Medical Officer (RMO) campaign.


We offer the following elective terms to Interns:

Core terms

  • Emergency
  • Medicine
  • Surgery

Elective terms

  • Emergency
  • Medicine
  • Cardiology
    • Geriatric Medicine
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Palliative Care
    • Renal Medicine
  • Paediatrics
    • Neonatology
    • Paediatrics (Queensland Children’s Hospital)
  • Surgery
    • Anaesthetics
    • Neurosurgery
    • Orthopaedics
  • Additional Electives
    • Medical Imaging
    • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    • Psychiatry

NB – all core terms can also be used as electives.

Benefits of being an intern at RBWH

The Centre for Medical Officer Recruitment and Education (CMORE) provides a number of services to support you through your first postgraduate year including:

  • a comprehensive orientation
  • protected teaching time
  • flexible online mandatory training modules
  • a peer mentoring program matching Interns with PGY2 and Registered Medical Officers (RMO)
  • clinical units  that meet accreditation standards and comply with the AMC medical internship framework and Medical Board of Australia
  • Medical Education Officer and Director of Clinical Training support and advocacy
  • access to short courses, workshops and educational opportunities
  • facilitation of timely assessments and clinical unit evaluation.
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