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Medical Education

The Geelong Hospital is one of Victoria's major teaching hospitals and has a reputation for innovation in research and excellence in patient care. Medical, surgical and specialist services offered are among the most comprehensive of any hospital in the State.

The hospital is a 400 bed equivalent centre and during the past year, treated approximately 61,000 inpatients, performed approximately 15,000 operations and had about 42,000 emergency attendances. One of the hospital's key functions is its role as a teaching hospital of the University of Melbourne and from 2008 will host Deakin University medical students. The Geelong Hospital also maintains close links with other teaching hospitals, including St Vincent's and the Royal Children's Hospital.

It also plays a major role in research and associated clinical trials.

Prevocational Training

  • Intern
  • Hospital Medical Officer (HMO) 2
  • Hospital Medical Officer (HMO) 3 and above

Vocational Training

There are rotations associated in training in General Practice.

Advanced Physician Training


  • Cardiology
  • Diabetes/Endocronology
  • Gastronomy
  • Geriatrics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medical Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Palliative Care
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Renal Medicine
  • Respiratory Medicine


Pre Set

  • Set 1
    • General
    • Orthopedics
  • Set 2 & above
    • General
    • Vascular
    • ENT
    • Orthopedics
    • Plastics
    • Urology


  • Anaesthetics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Intensive Care
  • Maxillo-facial
  • Obstetrics and Gynocology
  • Opthomology
  • Pain Management
  • Paediatrics
  • Psyciatry
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiology/Nuclear Medicine

How do I apply?

The annual recruitment cycle begins in the first week of June each year. Click here to be directed to Barwon Health's recruitment page.

Last Modified: Thursday, 13 September 2012