Medical Students

General practice offers a varied and flexible medical career. If you are thinking about a career in general practice you can start planning while you are still in medical school. Your potential pathway to a career in general practice is varied and can be customised to suit your individual needs and interests. Discover more about the opportunities available to you, as you plan your career.

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Overseas Trained Doctors

As an Overseas Trained Doctor, there are a number of options available should you wish to pursue a career in general practice. In order to obtain specialist registration as a general practitioner in Australia and to be vocationally recognised under the Medicare system you are required to have a fellowship from either the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) or the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

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Training Facilities

Training facilities are integral to the AGPT program. WAGPET has a team of experienced medical educators and administration staff to support training facilities as they manage registrar placements.

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Your pathway to general practice can take you anywhere.

With training facilities across the entire State, there is no shortage of opportunities to develop your skills as a GP.

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Training Regions

The benefits of supervising WAGPET registrars

WAGPET Supervisor
The Collie River Valley Medical Centre (CRVMC) has trained 23 registrars in the past 11 years. It has also engaged seven PGPPP doctors since 2013. The WAGPET supervisor behind this recruitment drive is Dr Peter Wutchak, a former registrar, who is passionate about the many benefits registrars bring to a medical practice.
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