Medical Training Review Panel: fifteenth report

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Chapter 1: Introduction

Table 1.1: Medical colleges: Acronyms, names and specialties, 17

Chapter 2: University Medical Education and Training

Table 2.1: Medical students in Australian universities, 2011, 19
Table 2.2: Domestic medical students in Australian universities, 2011, 20
Table 2.3: Medical students by type of student place and university, 2011, 22
Table 2.4: Medical students by type of student place: Number and proportion of places, 2007–2011, 23
Table 2.5: Commencing medical students source of scholarships, 2010, 24
Table 2.6: Commencing medical students by sex and age, 2010, 24
Table 2.7: Commencing medical students discipline of highest tertiary qualification completed, 2010, 25
Table 2.8: Commencing medical students level of highest prior tertiary qualification by medical degree entry program, 2010, 25
Table 2.9: International commencing medical students holding temporary or ‘other’ entry permits by place of birth, 2010, 26
Table 2.10: Commencing medical students by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status, 2010, 26
Table 2.11: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander medical students studying in Australian universities, 2006–2011, 27
Table 2.12: Commencing domestic medical students with a rural background by state/territory, 2011, 28
Table 2.13: Commencing medical students: Domestic and international and proportion of females, 2007–2011, 29
Table 2.14: Commencing domestic medical student projections, 2012, 30
Table 2.15: Medical students: Domestic, international and proportions of females, 2007–2011, 31
Table 2.16: Domestic medical school graduates in Australian universities by state/territory, 2006–2010, 32
Table 2.17: International medical school graduates in Australian universities by state/territory, 2006-2010, 33
Table 2.18: Medical graduates: Domestic, international and proportions of females, 2006–2010, 34
Table 2.19: Domestic medical graduates expected to graduate from Australian universities: Projected numbers by state/territory, 2011–2016, 35
Table 2.20: International medical graduates expected to graduate from Australian universities: Projected numbers by state/territory, 2011–2016, 36
Table 2.21: Medical students to graduate from Australian universities: Projected numbers of domestic and international students, 2011–2016, 37

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Chapter 3: Prevocational Medical Training

Table 3.1: Commencing postgraduate year 1 trainees or supervised training positions: Total, females and proportion of females by doctor category and state/territory, 2011, 39
Table 3.2: Commencing postgraduate year 1 trainees by state/territory, 2007–2011, 41
Table 3.3: Commencing doctors in postgraduate year 2 training positions: Total, females and proportion of females by doctor category and state/territory, 2011, 42
Table 3.4: Postgraduate year 2 commencements by state/territory, 2007–2011, 44

Chapter 4: Vocational Medical Training In Australia

Table 4.1: Basic training: Positions/posts and facilities/programs by medical specialty, 2011, 48
Table 4.2: Advanced training: Positions/Posts and facilities/programs by medical specialty, 2011, 49
Table 4.3: Vocational training positions/trainees by medical specialty, 2011, 51
Table 4.4: Basic trainees and first-year basic trainees by medical specialty and state/territory, 2011, 53
Table 4.5: Female basic trainees by medical specialty and state/territory, 2011, 54
Table 4.6: Vocational training positions/trainees: Total, basic, female basic and first-year basic trainees, 2007–2011, 55
Table 4.7: Basic training positions/trainees by medical specialty, 2007–2011, 55
Table 4.8: Basic training positions/trainees by state/territory, 2007–2011, 56
Table 4.9: First-year basic trainees by medical specialty, 2007–2011, 56
Table 4.10: First-year basic trainees by state/territory, 2007–2011, 57
Table 4.11: Proportion of female basic trainees by medical specialty, 2007–2011, 57
Table 4.12: Proportion of female basic trainees by state/territory, 2007–2011, 58
Table 4.13: Advanced vocational training positions/trainees by medical specialty and state/territory, 2011, 59
Table 4.14: Proportion of advanced vocational training positions/trainees by medical specialty and state/territory, 2011, 60
Table 4.15: First-year advanced vocational training positions/trainees by medical specialty and state/territory, 2011, 61
Table 4.16: Female advanced vocational trainees by medical specialty and state/territory, 2011, 63
Table 4.17: Advanced vocational trainees undertaking part-time training by medical specialty and state/territory, 2011, 65
Table 4.18: Advanced vocational trainee discontinuations by state/territory, 2007–2011, 66
Table 4.19: Pathology advanced trainees: Total, proportion of total and females by subspecialty, 2011, 66
Table 4.20: Pathology advanced trainees by subspecialty and state/territory, 2011, 67
Table 4.21: Physician adult medicine advanced trainees: Total, proportion and females by subspecialty, 2011, 68
Table 4.22: Physician adult medicine advanced trainees by subspecialty and state/territory, 2011, 69
Table 4.23: Physician paediatric and child health advanced trainees: Total, proportion of total and females by subspecialty, 2011, 70
Table 4.24: Physician paediatric and child health advanced trainees by subspecialty and state/territory, 2011, 71
Table 4.25: Surgical advanced trainees: Total, proportion of total and females by subspecialty, 2011, 72
Table 4.26: Surgical advanced trainees by subspecialty and state/territory, 2011, 73
Table 4.27: Vocational training positions/trainees: Total, advanced, female advanced and part-time advanced trainees, 2007–2011, 74
Table 4.28: Advanced training positions/trainees by medical specialty, 2007–2011, 75
Table 4.29: Advanced training positions/trainees by state/territory, 2007–2011, 76
Table 4.30: Proportion of female advanced vocational trainees by medical specialty, 2007–2011, 77
Table 4.31: Proportion of female advanced trainees by state/territory, 2007–2011, 78
Table 4.32: Advanced trainees undertaking part-time training by medical specialty, 2007–2011, 79
Table 4.33: General practice trainees: Registrars, first-year registrars and female registrars by state/territory and training consortium, 2011, 80
Table 4.34: General practice rural pathway trainees by state/territory, 2011, 81
Table 4.35: Vocational trainees sitting a final or fellowship examination: Trainees sitting and proportion passing by medical specialty, 2010, 82
Table 4.36: Vocational trainees undertaking additional examinations: Number and proportion passing by medical specialty, 2010, 83
Table 4.37: Vocational trainees who passed final or fellowship examination by medical specialty, 2006–2010 84
Table 4.38: Proportion of vocational trainees sitting a final or fellowship examination who passed by medical specialty, 2006–2010, 85
Table 4.39: New fellows: Total, females and overseas trained specialists by medical specialty, 2010, 86
Table 4.40: New fellows by medical specialty and state/territory, 2010, 87
Table 4.41: Female new fellows by medical specialty and state/territory, 2010, 88
Table 4.42: New fellows by medical specialty, 2006–2010, 89
Table 4.43: New fellows by state/territory, 2006–2010, 90
Table 4.44: Proportion of female new fellows by medical specialty, 2006–2010, 91
Table 4.45: Proportion of female new fellows by state/territory, 2006–2010, 92
Table 4.46: Pathology subspecialties: New fellows, females and proportion of females by subspecialty, 2010, 92
Table 4.47: Physician adult medicine subspecialties: New fellows, females and proportion of females by subspecialty, 2010, 93
Table 4.48: Physician paediatric and child health subspecialties: New fellows, females and proportion of females by subspecialty, 2010, 94
Table 4.49: Surgical subspecialties: New fellows, females and proportion of females by subspecialty, 2010, 95
Table 4.50: Fellows: Total, number and proportion of females, and new fellows and proportion of all fellows by medical specialty, 2010, 96
Table 4.51: Fellows by medical specialty and state/territory, 2010, 97
Table 4.52: Female fellows by medical specialty and state/territory, 2010, 98
Table 4.53: Pathology fellows by subspecialty: Total, females and proportion of females, 2010, 99
Table 4.54: Physician adult medicine fellows: Total, females and proportion of females by subspecialty, 2010, 99
Table 4.55: Physician paediatrics and child health fellows: Total, females and proportion of females by subspecialty, 2010, 100
Table 4.56: Surgical fellows by subspecialty: Total, females and proportion of females, 2010, 100

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Chapter 5: International Supply

Table 5.1: Major classes of visa granted to medical practitioners, 2006–2007 to 2010–2011, 103
Table 5.2: Primary visa applications granted to medical practitioners by visa subclass: Top 10 citizenship countries, 2010–11, 104
Table 5.3: Primary visa holders where the occupation is medical practitioner by visa subclass, 2009–10 and 2010–11, 105
Table 5.4: International medical graduates: Applications assessment through Competent Authority Pathway, 2010, 107
Table 5.5: International medical graduates: Applications assessed through Standard Pathway, 2010, 108
Table 5.6: Specialist assessment process by medical specialty, 2010, 111
Table 5.7: Substantially comparable specialist applications by country of training and medical specialty, 2010, 112
Table 5.8: Overseas trained doctors with Section 19AB exemptions, 2011, 114
Table 5.9: Overseas trained doctors by state/territory, 2011, 114

Chapter 6: Special Purpose Training Programs

Table 6.1: Providers on approved 3GA program placements, 2004–05 to 2010–11, 119

Appendix B: Medical College Training Requirements

Table B1: Summary of specialty training requirements and entry time, 2010, 129
Table B2: Summary of specialty part-time training requirements, 2010, 132
Table B3: Summary of specialty interrupted training requirements, 2010, 134

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Appendix D: Extended Data Trend Tables

Table D1: Commencing medical students: Domestic, international and proportion of females, 2000–2011, 183
Table D2: Commencing medical students by university and state/territory, 2005–2011, 184
Table D3: Commencing domestic medical students by university and state/territory, 2005–2011, 185
Table D4: Commencing international medical students by university and state/territory, 2005–2011, 186
Table D5: Medical students in Australian universities, 2000–2011, 187
Table D6: Medical students: Domestic, international and total by state/territory, 2005–2011, 188
Table D7: Domestic medical school graduates from Australian universities, 1997–2010, 189
Table D8: Medical graduates: Domestic, international and proportions of domestic, international and females, 1999–2010, 190
Table D9: Medical graduates: Domestic, international and total by state/territory, 2004–2010, 191
Table D10: Postgraduate year 1: Commencing trainees by state/territory, 2004–2011, 192
Table D11: Postgraduate year 2: Commencing doctors by state/territory, 2004–2011, 193
Table D12: Basic training positions/trainees by medical specialty, 2000–2011, 194
Table D13: Basic training positions/trainees by state/territory, 2000–2011, 195
Table D14: Basic training first-year positions/trainees by medical specialty, 2000–2011, 196
Table D15: Basic training first-year positions/trainees by state/territory, 2000–2011, 197
Table D16: Basic trainees: Proportion of females by medical specialty, 2000–2011, 198
Table D17: Basic trainees: Proportion of females by state/territory, 2000–2011, 199
Table D18: Vocational training positions/trainees: Total, basic, female basic and first-year basic trainees, 2000–2011, 200
Table D19: Advanced vocational training positions/trainees by medical specialty, 1997–2011, 201
Table D20: Advanced vocational training positions/trainees by state/territory, 1997–2011, 203
Table D21: Advanced vocational training first-year positions/trainees by medical specialty, 1997–2011, 204
Table D22: Advanced vocational training first-year positions/trainees by state/territory, 1997–2011, 206
Table D23: Advanced vocational trainees: Proportion of females by medical specialty, 1997–2011, 207
Table D24: Advanced vocational trainees: Proportion of females by state/territory, 1997–2011, 209
Table D25: Vocational training positions/trainees: Total, advanced, female advanced and part-time advanced trainees, 1997–2011, 210
Table D26: New fellows by medical specialty, 2000–2010, 211
Table D27: New fellows by state/territory, 2000–2010, 213
Table D28: New fellows: Proportion of females by medical specialty, 2000–2010, 214
Table D29: New fellows: Proportion of females by state/territory, 2000–2010, 216