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Cairns attracts a strong cohort of interns each year, most of whom choose to stay on to PGY2. There is an extensive range of vocational training options available in physician, surgical, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, anaesthetics, intensive care, emergency medicine, medical administration & rural generalism pathways.

  • Census of medical training has been undertaken in CHHHS.
  • Assisting and support of CHHHS Clinical Directors in overcoming barriers to expanding the number of vocational training position.
  • Facilitating the development of a medical research culture within CHHHS.
  • Active engagement with educational initiatives that support vocational doctors.
  • Involvement in the CHHHS strategic education committees and working groups.