Emergency Medicine


  • 5 years full-time
  • Offers flexible training options
  • Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may apply


  • Minimum PGY2 to apply
  • Minimum PGY3+ to begin training
  • 6 months in a single accredited Emergency Department (ED) entirely during the date range specified for the round inwhich you are applying
  • Refer to ACEM website for Application and Enrolment Dates


Min 5 years training time comprising of satisfactory completion of four Training Stages:

  • Minimum 42 FTE months training in emergency medicine;
  • Minimum 6 FTE months training in disciplines other than emergency medicine;
  • Minimum 6 FTE months training in Critical Care (adult/mixed intensive care medicine and/or anaesthesia); and
  • Minimum 6 FTE months elective in the final training stage


  • Minimum of 6 months FTE in a Major Referral ED and min 12 FTE months in a Non-Major Referral ED across any of the four Training Stages
  • Paediatric and research requirements apply
  • Nine online modules must be completed across the training stages
Information from regionalmedicaltraining.com.au is intended as a summary to assist with career planning and has been developed by The South Eastern Regional Training Hubs Collaboration. While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, details should be verified through the relevant Specialist College and health services. LAST UPDATED November 15, 2023