Advanced Trainee Selection and Matching

The Advanced Training Selection and Matching Service (ATSM) is used as part of recruitment by some College specialties in different states across Australia.

The 2020 ATSM matching service was provided by the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV).

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

2019 outcome

The 2019 ATSM service was a success with 534 trainees registered and 446 applied for positions. 12 matches were run in three batches, resulting in 254 successful applicant-position matches.

256 women applied for positions, resulting in 160 successful matches. 247 men applied for positions, resulting in 94 successful matches.

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