Medical Training Review Panel: fifteenth report

Appendix D: Extended Data Trend Tables

Page last updated: 15 March 2012

Table D20: Advanced vocational training positions/trainees by state/territory, 1997–2011

(a) Australian total is higher because state/territory data on 20 positions was not available.
(b) Australian total includes 100 overseas training positions.

Source: Medical colleges and GPET

Year
NSW
Vic
Qld
SA
WA
Tas
NT
ACT
Australia
1997
1,827
1,447
947
497
540
115
70
164
5,665
1998
1,825
1,407
939
534
534
108
73
166
5,561
1999
1,839
1,438
950
476
555
121
79
146
5,645
2000
1,826
1,487
947
498
581
112
77
138
5,680
2001
1,839
1,472
930
580
572
116
80
148
5,661
2002
1,971
1,524
968
502
556
109
86
140
5,874
2003
2,044
1,656
1,020
543
562
94
99
100
6,126
2004
2,185
1,786
1,051
531
565
103
81
76
6,378
2005
2,093
1,673
1,030
486
513
111
76
77
6,059
2006
2,188
1,770
1,144
524
529
116
102
98
6,514
2007
2,312
1,831
1,220
525
619
121
101
107
6,833
2008(a)
2,486
2,040
1,351
599
689
147
120
129
7,581
2009(b)
2,727
2,190
1,486
623
722
156
130
122
8,249
2010
3,033
2,448
1,780
740
700
170
176
252
9,277
2011
3,314
2,596
2,042
852
912
207
151
139
10,194
Increase 1997–2011 (%)
81.4
79.4
115.6
71.4
68.9
80
115.7
-15.2
79.9

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Table D21: Advanced vocational training first-year positions/trainees by medical specialty, 1997–2011

(a) Addiction medicine, Palliative medicine, Sexual health medicine and Sports and exercise medicine were recognised as specialties in 2009.
(b) Due to retrospective data collection, the number of estimated first year advanced vocational trainees in 2009 is unavailable.
(c) The 2008 and 2009 numbers includes trainees from joint pathology and RACP.

Source: Medical colleges and GPET

Medical specialty
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
Addiction medicine(a)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
2
4
Adult medicine
148
118
192
204
166
184
228
257
274
247
na
na
384
432
408
Anaesthesia
145
165
148
141
158
134
219
153
159
159
155
145
159
214
193
Anaesthesia
– Pain medicine
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
20
24
19
22
26
Dermatology
13
8
6
9
14
15
12
3
17
17
18
18
16
18
28
Emergency medicine(b)
120
121
150
150
98
115
91
108
122
110
102
na
305
282
..
– ACEM
262
– RACP
15
General practice
400
400
410
450
450
450
600
624
626
648
648
648
684
814
..
– GPET
918
– ACRRM
6
Intensive care
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
na
na
156
60
58
Medical administration
20
20
20
20
20
21
27
27
27
30
19
15
32
8
25
Obstetrics and
Gynaecology
55
55
50
50
50
47
47
48
56
69
65
56
65
59
58
Occupational and Environmental medicine
12
na
10
na
na
na
8
na
na
na
na
na
6
27
19
Ophthalmology
21
24
18
18
18
26
28
25
22
26
27
27
20
27
28
Paediatrics
59
43
68
68
50
48
63
97
89
119
na
na
162
131
170
Palliative medicine(a)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
41
11
Pathology(c)
50
43
49
48
71
54
44
46
58
87
90
85
66
50
40
Pathology and
RACP (jointly)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
na
na
na
na
na
41
Psychiatry
118
122
118
117
126
127
106
115
142
131
39
102
99
129
112
Public health medicine
24
24
24
na
na
16
15
18
12
10
10
14
8
28
22
Radiation Oncology
..
4
na
11
12
6
10
14
15
14
25
15
24
15
27
Radiodiagnosis
43
50
62
41
41
34
37
21
9
51
48
32
47
56
96
Rehabilitation medicine
13
14
19
20
25
27
29
29
30
30
32
20
38
30
34
Sexual health medicine(a)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
1
1
Sport and
exercise medicine(a)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
8
Surgery
128
139
139
162
184
185
188
197
240
208
421
218
299
250
207
Total
1,369
1,350
1,483
1,509
1,483
1,489
1,752
1,782
1,898
1,956
1,719
1,419
2,589
2,696
2,817

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Table D22: Advanced vocational training first-year positions/trainees by state/territory, 1997–2011

Source: Medical colleges and GPET

Year
NSW
Vic
Qld
SA
WA
Tas
NT
ACT
Australia
1997
378
321
187
108
130
24
15
42
1,205
1998
403
324
242
133
133
28
21
46
1,330
1999
469
384
233
120
148
31
17
35
1,437
2000
478
392
250
111
129
41
17
41
1,459
2001
474
397
252
124
139
31
19
47
1,483
2002
485
394
247
110
142
27
23
45
1,473
2003
507
416
265
157
129
34
29
12
1,549
2004
511
445
259
120
144
38
39
17
1,573
2005
561
448
286
119
153
37
32
21
1,657
2006
669
492
351
157
176
49
33
29
1,956
2007
364
290
235
94
102
24
25
9
1,143
2008
471
364
271
110
135
31
22
15
1,419
2009
830
717
473
201
229
64
32
44
2,590
2010
856
687
581
227
243
53
46
40
2,733
2011
1,022
724
522
190
214
70
30
45
2,817

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Table D23: Advanced vocational trainees: Proportion of females by medical specialty, 1997–2011

(a) Addiction medicine, Palliative medicine, Sexual health medicine and Sport and exercise medicine were recognised as specialties in 2009.
(b) Data includes trainees undertaking pathology and RACP jointly up to 2010.

Source: Medical colleges and GPET

Medical specialty
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
Addiction medicine(a)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
36.4
30.8
Adult medicine
34.2
39.5
36.7
39.2
43.9
42.0
47.8
40.3
41.2
43.2
43.0
43.1
40.2
44.8
43.0
Anaesthesia
39.7
55.0
55.6
36.8
35.0
37.0
44.3
37.4
36.5
36.5
39.7
37.1
50.7
39.9
43.1
Anaesthesia
– Pain medicine
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
26.5
31.1
35.8
29.4
27.6
Dermatology
38.1
32.5
36.0
41.1
43.6
54.7
50.0
49.2
55.0
54.7
51.6
66.7
59.0
55.6
61.1
Emergency medicine
30.7
28.0
39.4
37.8
38.4
39.5
39.9
39.9
39.1
41.4
44.2
43.5
41.9
38.6
– ACEM
41.1
– RACP
57.6
General practice
56.6
59.7
58.9
60.3
60.8
60.6
60.5
59.1
58.2
58.9
58.9
62.0
63.8
63.8
– GPET
65.8
– ACRRM
33.3
Intensive care
11.1
9.5
19.0
24.5
18.3
22.3
36.0
28.1
23.5
20.0
34.7
24.5
24.3
27.1
26.9
Medical administration
34.6
25.7
25.7
41.2
49.5
50.0
44.4
37.5
35.8
33.3
20.9
10.0
14.1
32.2
41.9
Obstetrics and
Gynaecology
48.9
61.2
56.8
49.5
60.0
62.5
60.5
59.6
63.2
65.5
65.7
68.8
67.9
65.0
60.1
Occupational and Environmental medicine
25.0
na
16.3
19.6
23.9
34.1
24.5
24.2
25.0
23.0
23.7
16.4
25.5
18.8
21.3
Ophthalmology
20.0
18.2
19.8
23.1
25.0
31.4
34.3
41.9
39.6
48.0
31.9
34.3
31.2
38.8
38.4
Paediatrics
62.0
66.7
66.7
65.2
63.3
65.0
57.9
63.4
62.0
64.1
63.6
60.1
58.7
64.6
65.9
Palliative medicine(a)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
62.0
64.8
Pathology(b)
46.0
43.3
42.7
42.8
48.7
50.2
51.8
55.7
55.3
77.5
53.9
45.3
64.5
56.2
59.2
Pathology and
RACP (jointly)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
na
na
na
na
na
47.4
Psychiatry
44.6
45.8
45.9
46.0
48.4
47.6
49.4
52.3
55.2
47.8
52.5
26.3
53.1
55.1
63.0
Public health medicine
50.7
50.7
50.7
48.2
48.1
51.6
66.7
64.6
66.2
68.8
69.3
54.7
11.2
61.7
52.8
Radiation oncology
..
..
51.0
48.1
56.9
60.1
55.1
58.8
54.5
70.2
44.8
52.9
34.8
58.2
51.8
Radiodiagnosis
27.8
25.8
24.9
26.7
32.3
34.1
33.5
31.5
33.1
33.0
30.4
30.9
57.4
31.8
31.4
Rehabilitation medicine
34.0
30.8
26.8
42.9
57.1
54.3
52.6
55.1
51.7
60.8
60.3
60.3
25.9
61.5
64.8
Sexual health medicine(a)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
62.5
28.6
Sport and exercise medicine(a)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
na
22.2
Surgery
17.2
13.3
12.6
12.8
13.4
12.1
14.4
17.1
16.0
18.0
18.3
23.3
23.1
22.8
23.8
Total (%)
45.9
47.2
49.6
48.8
50.7
51.4
52.5
45.9
45.5
46.3
46.6
46.7
48.1
48.4
50.1
Total number
2,322
2,393
2,488
2,456
2,538
2,650
2,845
2,930
2,758
3,015
3,181
3,421
3,967
4,494
5,116

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Table D24: Advanced vocational trainees: Proportion of females by state/territory, 1997–2011

Source: Medical colleges and GPET

Year
NSW
Vic
Qld
SA
WA
Tas
NT
ACT
Australia
1997
41.8
39.5
40.0
37.7
39.1
38.3
57.1
44.4
41.0
1998
43.5
41.3
40.7
43.4
44.2
35.2
39.5
53.3
43.0
1999
44.8
43.3
41.6
44.7
45.1
45.1
50.6
45.2
44.1
2000
42.6
43.9
43.0
45.2
43.5
43.8
40.3
42.8
43.2
2001
45.5
46.3
42.0
45.2
41.1
48.3
46.3
45.9
44.8
2002
46.1
47.8
40.9
41.4
44.4
43.1
53.5
42.9
45.1
2003
48.0
46.1
43.6
45.3
47.2
56.4
53.5
39.0
46.4
2004
46.3
46.7
44.0
44.1
46.0
52.4
50.6
42.1
45.9
2005
45.3
46.2
44.2
41.4
46.1
51.3
55.7
40.3
45.6
2006
46.9
47.7
46.0
41.4
46.8
49.1
55.9
39.8
46.3
2007
47.5
47.5
45.2
43.6
46.0
43.8
60.4
30.8
46.6
2008
46.3
45.0
44.3
44.9
42.7
46.9
59.2
33.3
45.1
2009
50.1
49.4
46.2
47.2
45.2
48.7
60.0
42.6
48.1
2010
50.0
48.8
46.1
46.4
48.9
57.6
52.3
40.1
48.4
2011
53.8
49.9
47.3
48.2
47.3
51.2
61.6
34.5
50.1
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Table D25: Vocational training positions/trainees: Total, advanced, female advanced and part-time advanced trainees, 1997–2011

(a) Figure for the number of training positions/trainees has been revised from the 2007 report.
(b) Figure for the number of advanced training positions/trainees has been revised from the 2008 report.

Source: Medical colleges and GPET

Year
Training positions/trainees
Advanced training positions/trainees
Proportion advanced positions/trainees (%)
Female advanced trainees
Proportion female advanced trainees (%)
Part-time advanced
Proportion part-time advanced (%)
1997
6,422
5,665
88.2
2,322
41.0
296
5.2
1998
6,818
5,561
81.6
2,393
43.0
337
6.1
1999
6,910
5,645
81.7
2,488
44.1
388
6.9
2000
7,262
5,680
78.2
2,456
43.2
368
6.5
2001
6,835
5,661
82.8
2,538
44.8
325
5.7
2002
7,213
5,874
81.4
2,650
45.1
357
6.1
2003
7,273
6,126
84.2
2,845
46.4
534
8.7
2004
8,188
6,387
78.0
2,930
45.9
704
11.0
2005
8,710
6,059
69.6
2,765
45.6
932
15.4
2006
9,317
6,514
69.9
3,018
46.3
676
10.4
2007(a)
11,249
6,833
60.7
3,181
46.6
739
10.8
2008(b)
11,668
7,324
62.8
3,421
46.7
556
7.6
2009
12,958
8,249
63.7
3,967
48.1
1,052
12.8
2010
14,679
9,432
64.3
4,494
47.6
971
10.3
2011
15,478
10,214
66.0
5,116
50.1
1,416
13.9
Increase 1997–2011 (%)
141.0
80.3
56.9
120.3
22.2
378.4
165.3

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Table D26: New fellows by medical specialty, 2000–2010

Source: Medical colleges

Medical specialty
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
Increase 2000–2010
Increase 2000–2010 (%)
Addiction medicine
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
6
3
..
..
Adult medicine
159
129
170
168
190
181
247
209
303
397
346
187
117.6
Anaesthesia
95
123
165
133
128
198
135
150
234
197
243
148
155.8
Anaesthesia – Pain medicine
..
..
..
..
..
5
5
7
11
9
17
..
..
Dermatology
8
14
21
9
12
13
14
23
11
11
26
18
225.0
Emergency medicine
40
61
34
82
80
58
78
69
95
82
77
37
92.5
General practice
– RACGP
365
324
670
746
661
671
628
592
819
928
835
470
128.8
– ACRRM
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
21
22
40
28
..
..
Intensive care
11
22
20
15
20
29
23
36
62
63
60
49
445.5
Medical administration
9
7
6
10
15
4
13
11
10
9
18
9
100.0
Obstetrics and
Gynaecology
54
49
46
57
29
28
49
46
66
56
83
29
53.7
Occupational and Environmental medicine
3
1
4
4
6
6
6
6
11
11
5
2
66.7
Ophthalmology
25
21
20
30
20
26
16
30
14
11
26
1
4.0
Paediatrics
40
41
51
55
57
74
73
47
114
116
91
51
127.5
Palliative medicine
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
8
6
..
..
Pathology
42
35
37
43
41
48
46
77
68
64
63
21
50.0
Pathology and RACP (jointly)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
31
31
..
Psychiatry
80
70
82
70
109
85
90
72
147
125
154
74
92.5
Public health medicine
11
11
13
6
8
4
13
15
13
12
15
4
36.4
Radiation oncology
14
12
10
9
10
19
9
12
11
18
13
-1
-7.1
Radiodiagnosis
46
26
36
40
37
39
74
54
54
44
54
8
17.4
Rehabilitation medicine
13
10
13
12
15
13
19
24
21
13
22
9
69.2
Sexual health medicine
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
1
0
..
..
Sport and exercise medicine
..
..
..
..
..
..
7
3
5
1
1
..
..
Surgery
111
103
108
117
115
155
155
176
171
174
184
73
65.8
Total
1,126
1,059
1,506
1,606
1,553
1,656
1,700
1,680
2,262
2,396
2,401
1,275
113.2

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Table D27: New fellows by state/territory, 2000–2010

(a) Australian total includes new fellows who completed their training overseas and so differs from total of states and territories.

Source: Medical colleges

Year
NSW
Vic
Qld
SA
WA
Tas
NT
ACT
Australia
2000
361
301
197
90
108
29
11
29
1,126
2001
360
258
168
94
112
27
10
19
(a)1,071
2002
499
392
254
115
155
38
15
25
(a)1,506
2003
518
384
324
140
167
43
8
9
(a)1,610
2004
476
414
262
161
173
23
4
10
(a)1,553
2005
501
434
310
157
179
35
10
14
1,640
2006
530
468
308
165
163
30
11
18
1,693
2007
538
470
327
151
135
30
11
15
1,677
2008
635
543
441
213
246
49
15
23
(a)2,257
2009
620
548
471
196
225
47
25
41
2,285
2010
734
603
479
179
272
52
29
40
(a)2,388
Increase 2000–2010 (%)
103.3
100.3
143.1
98.9
151.9
79.3
163.6
37.9
112.1

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Table D28: New fellows: Proportion of females by medical specialty, 2000–2010

Source: Medical colleges

Medical specialty
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
Proportion (%)
Addiction medicine
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
50.0
33.3
Adult medicine
42.1
34.1
41.8
42.3
38.4
36.8
36.8
38.3
41.6
35.8
37.6
Anaesthesia
18.9
32.5
30.9
27.8
28.9
43.0
43.0
31.3
35.0
29.4
32.5
Anaesthesia - Pain medicine
..
..
..
..
..
40.0
40.0
0
9.1
33.3
29.4
Dermatology
37.5
42.9
33.3
33.3
66.7
42.9
42.9
34.8
90.9
90.9
53.8
Emergency medicine
25.7
29.5
25.0
39.0
42.5
31.3
30.8
33.3
36.8
36.6
44.2
General practice
– RACGP
59.2
56.8
47.9
47.7
46.8
46.8
46.8
50.0
44.8
43.3
56.0
– ACRRM
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
14.3
31.8
27.5
39.3
Intensive care
18.2
18.2
10.0
20.0
20.0
8.7
8.7
13.9
25.8
23.8
23.3
Medical administration
22.2
28.6
66.7
50.0
53.3
30.8
30.8
27.3
50.0
11.1
27.8
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
44.4
59.2
56.5
56.1
51.7
46.9
46.9
58.7
62.1
62.5
56.6
Occupational and
Environmental medicine
0
0
16.7
25.0
0
33.3
33.3
16.7
45.5
9.1
20.0
Ophthalmology
24.0
19.0
20.0
13.3
50.0
31.3
31.3
50.0
35.7
36.4
30.8
Paediatrics
77.5
53.7
64.7
55.1
64.9
45.2
45.2
57.4
56.1
47.4
57.1
Palliative medicine
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
62.5
66.7
Pathology
45.2
42.9
45.9
37.2
45.0
65.2
65.2
53.2
51.5
46.9
47.6
Pathology and RACP (jointly)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
48.4
Psychiatry
32.5
45.7
42.7
42.9
45.9
48.1
54.4
43.1
42.2
42.4
46.8
Public health medicine
63.6
45.5
30.8
66.7
62.5
85.7
84.6
80.0
69.2
58.3
53.3
Radiation oncology
35.7
41.7
50.0
66.7
50.0
55.6
55.6
50.0
36.4
44.4
53.8
Radiodiagnosis
19.6
38.5
22.2
25.0
37.8
33.8
33.8
24.1
25.9
40.9
24.1
Rehabilitation medicine
15.4
60.0
61.5
75.0
40.0
63.2
63.2
62.5
52.4
69.2
59.1
Sexual health medicine
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
100.0
..
Sport and exercise medicine
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Surgery
7.2
12.6
13.0
13.7
6.1
13.5
13.5
16.5
15.2
19.5
14.1
Total
40.3
41.8
41.1
41.3
44.0
40.7
41.2
40.7
41.0
39.0
44.0

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Table D29: New fellows: Proportion of females by state/territory, 2000–2010

Source: Medical colleges

Year
NSW
Vic
Qld
SA
WA
Tas
NT
ACT
Aust
2000
42.1
36.2
42.6
40.0
41.7
27.6
27.3
51.7
40.3
2001
37.7
40.3
42.9
43.6
49.1
44.4
40.0
52.6
41.8
2002
42.1
43.8
34.3
41.7
40.6
44.7
60.0
48.0
41.1
2003
44.0
42.2
40.1
33.6
42.5
39.5
62.5
22.2
41.3
2004
46.6
40.1
45.8
38.5
44.5
52.2
50.0
80.0
44.0
2005
42.5
39.4
36.8
41.4
41.3
57.1
30.0
50.0
40.7
2006
44.0
41.0
38.6
44.8
33.7
40.0
27.3
50.0
41.2
2007
40.5
41.3
40.1
41.7
40.0
43.3
45.5
26.7
40.7
2008
41.1
41.4
41.3
36.6
41.5
38.8
40.0
52.2
40.9
2009
41.3
42.7
37.8
42.3
40.0
61.7
44.0
34.1
39.2
2010
42.9
47.9
42.0
36.9
44.5
46.2
65.5
42.5
44.1