Advanced Trainee Selection and Matching (ATSM)

ATSM is used by a small number of specialties and locations to advertise positions.

Information for ATSM 2020 will be available soon. Check RACP Medical positions vacant and employer recruitment websites relevant to your desired training posts for all other positions.

Outcome of the 2019 ATSM service

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.

Specialty Group States Unique positions Applicants Male Female Positions filled Male Female
Total   291 503 247 256 254 94 160
Cardiology first years  VIC/TAS 14 68 47 21 NA* NA* NA*
Endocrinology first years and continuing VIC/TAS 24 51 18 33 24 5 19
Gastroenterology continuing VIC/TAS 15 16 9 7 15 7 8
Gastroenterology first years VIC/TAS/SA 15 45 29 16 15 11 4
Geriatric medicine continuing VIC 72 62 24 38 60 24 36
Geriatric medicine first years and continuing VIC 30 29 15 14 23 11 12
Infectious diseases first years and continuing VIC 22 48 25 23 22 12 10
Nephrology first years and continuing VIC/TAS 30 52 17 35 30 7 23
Rehabilitation medicine (term 1) SA 16 25 7 18 16 3 13
Rehabilitation medicine (term 2) SA 16 25 7 18 16 3 13
Respiratory and sleep continuing VIC/TAS 18 20 9 11 14 4 10
Respiratory and sleep first years VIC/TAS 9 31 26 5 9 5 4
Rheumatology VIC/TAS 10 31 14 17 10 2 8
Total   291 503 247 256 254 94 160

*Specialty decided not to use the match service (provided by NRMPI).
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