The AMA Career Advice Hub has been developed to provide you with advice, support and guidance to enable you to plan your medical career with confidence.
The Career Advice Hub is for high school and college students, medical students, new medical graduates, pre-vocational and vocational trainees, qualified practitioners and international medical students and graduates.
How the AMA Career Advice Hub can help you?
Becoming a doctor: for school students and graduates. Learn more
Studying medicine: advice for medical students enrolled in either an undergraduate or postgraduate medical degree in Australia. Learn more
Doctors in training and career advancement: general career advice, specialist training pathways, contact details for Specialist Colleges; tools for applications, resume building and preparation for interviews; professional standards and ethics, bullying and harassment. Learn more
International medical students and graduates: international medical students studying in Australia and graduates from overseas universities wishing to practise medicine in Australia, this page is for you. Learn more
Career coaching: as the competition for medical training positions heats up, proactively managing, planning and reviewing your career is now more than ever, a critical component of helping you secure that much coveted job. Learn more
Preparing for independent medical practice: This page is in hospital ... just waiting on the discharge summary. Learn more
Medical employment opportunities and the Jobs Board: This new resource links you to employers and employment agencies specialising in medical placements. Learn more
Continuing professional development: CME and/or CPD is a fact of life for all doctors (specialist or in training); Doctorportal learning allows you to manage your CPD and learn online; ePortfolio is coming soon.Learn more
AMA resources for Hub users: The AMA as the only independent organisation for the whole of the medical profession has views on the many facets of medical practice, public health, global health issues and the following are links you might find useful in understanding what the AMA stands for.Learn more
Looking after yourself and your finances: doctors in training might like this: topics to think about when considering your wealth-building strategy for the future; how to look after yourself in a busy, high pressure profession; insurance and risk management and where to get help when the going gets tough.Learn more
Global health employment opportunities: this page contains information for those wanting to work abroad for whatever reason - advance your career, gain experience, teach, research, or contribute to humanitarian organisations’ work.Learn more
Career change and retirement: Looking for a change? This page, coming soon, will help in the transition stages of career change or retirement.Learn more
Real life advice: listen to the wise words of experienced medical specialists (edited videos to come soon).Learn more
why join the AMA? it's all about you, so find out why the AMA should be a partner in your career development.Learn more
Useful contacts: just what it says. We think we have all the important contacts listed, but if not let us know and we'll add to the list.Learn more
Contact us: need assistance or have a question? ask here and the career adviser will get back to you.Learn more
State and Territory AMAs will assist their members needing general and personal advice related to medical career pathways, terms and conditions for hospital based doctors among many other benefits. All contact details for the State and Territory AMAs can be found here at the Hub.
Over the coming months further resources will be added so please keep visiting the AMA Career Advice Hub to find out what's new.
If you need further assistance contact the Career Adviser at firstname.lastname@example.org
This material is generic in nature and is made available on the understanding that the AMA is not engaged in rendering professional advice. Before relying on the material provided, users should carefully evaluate its accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance for their purposes, and should obtain professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances where necessary.Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this Resource Hub, the AMA or its employees cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage arising to any person as a result of using this site.