Advanced Trainee Selection and Matching

The Advanced Trainee Selection and Matching Service (ATSM) is used to assist recruitment processes by some hospitals and specialty groups in Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales and South Australia.

The Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) is providing the 2021 ATSM service.

Applications are open

To apply for a position in an ATSM match, you must create a candidate account.

Apply

Note: Read all information provided when you apply as requirements and key recruitment dates vary between matches.

Trainees entering Advanced Training can apply for:

  • multiple specialties via the new Combined First Year Match – see the table below for specialties offering these positions
  • standalone matches for entry into Advanced Training

Continuing trainees can only apply for standalone matches.

Applicants for the Gastroenterology NSW match must also apply through the NSW Health website.

Key dates

Trainees Applications open Applications close Interview Match results published Combined First Year Match
Cardiology TAS and VIC
First-year trainees 6 Aug 2021 27 Aug 2021 at 5pm 4 Oct 2021
21 Oct 2021 at 10am Yes
Endocrinology VIC
First-year and continuing trainees 6 Aug 2021 27 Aug 2021 at 5pm 12 Oct 2021
21 Oct 2021 at 10am No
Gastroenterology TAS and VIC
First-year trainees 6 Aug 2021 27 Aug 2021 at 5pm 4 to 8 Oct 2021
21 Oct 2021 at 10am Yes
Continuing trainees 25 Jun 2021 4 Jul 2021 N/A 5 Aug 2021 No
Gastroenterology NSW*
First-year trainees 2 Aug 2021 12 Aug 2021 at 5pm 21 to 22 Sep 2021
5 Oct 2021 at 10am No
Continuing trainees 25 Jun 2021 4 Jul 2021 N/A 5 Aug 2021 No
Geriatric Medicine TAS and VIC
First-year trainees 6 Aug 2021 27 Aug 2021 at 5pm Late Sep - contact Health Service directly
21 Oct 2021 at 10am Yes
Continuing trainees 25 Jun 2021 4 Jul 2021 N/A 5 Aug 2021 No
Infectious Diseases VIC
First-year and continuing trainees 6 Aug 2021 27 Aug 2021 at 5pm 8 Oct 2021
21 Oct 2021 at 10am No
Medical Oncology VIC
First-year trainees 6 Aug 2021 27 Aug 2021 at 5pm 8 Oct 2021
21 Oct 2021 at 10am Yes
Continuing trainees 25 Jun 2021 4 Jul 2021 N/A
5 Aug 2021 No
Nephrology TAS and VIC
First-year trainees 6 Aug 2021 27 Aug 2021 at 5pm Mid to late Sep 2021
21 Oct 2021 at 10am Yes
Continuing trainees 25 Jun 2021 4 Jul 2021 N/A
5 Aug 2021 No
Respiratory and Sleep Medicine TAS and VIC
First-year trainees 6 Aug 2021 27 Aug 2021 at 5pm 6 Oct 2021
21 Oct 2021 at 10am Yes
Continuing trainees 25 Jun 2021 4 Jul 2021 N/A
5 Aug 2021 No
Rheumatology TAS and VIC
First-year and continuing trainees 6 Aug 2021 27 Aug 2021 at 5pm 9 to 16 Sep 2021
21 Oct 2021 at 10am No
* Applicants for the Gastroenterology NSW match must also apply through the NSW Health website.

For positions with other specialty groups and health settings, check relevant recruitment websites.


2020 outcome

The 2020 ATSM service has now been completed with 667 applicants for positions. 13 matches were run this year, resulting in 294 successful applicant-position matches.

363 men applied for positions, resulting in 146 successful matches. 304 women applied for positions, resulting in 148 successful matches.

Results by specialty

Specialty group Unique positions Applicants Positions filled
Male Female Male Female
Cardiology VIC, TAS, NSW and ACT
First-year trainees 39 130 39
96 34 29 10
Endocrinology VIC and TAS
First-year and continuing trainees 24 52 24
12 40 6 18
Gastroenterology NSW
First-year trainees 14 52 14
39 13 9 5
Continuing trainees 25 36 25
19 17 12 13
Gastroenterology VIC and TAS
First-year trainees 15 65 15
43 22 10 5
Continuing trainees 15 23 12
14 9 9 3
Geriatric Medicine VIC
First-year and continuing trainees 78 105 77
48 57 33 44
Infectious Diseases VIC
First-year and continuing trainees 20 49 20
27 22 14 6
Nephrology VIC and TAS
First-year trainees 16 32 16
11 21 6 10
Continuing trainees 23 17 16
3 14 3 13
Respiratory Medicine VIC and TAS
Continuing trainees 10 37 10
26 11 9 1
Rheumatology VIC and TAS
First-year and continuing trainees 10 31 10
11 20 1 9
Rheumatology NSW and ACT
First-year and continuing trainees 18 38 16
14 24 5 11
Total 307 667 294
363 304 146 148

Contact us with any questions or feedback.

Disclaimer: ATSM is a service provided by a third party and facilitated by the RACP to assist hospitals and specialty groups in their recruitment processes. The RACP is not involved in actual selection or recruitment into employment positions.

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