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Last updated 20 May 2024

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What’s Life in Australia as an IMG Like?

What’s Life in Australia as an IMG Like? (With real stories)

Australia is a favourite destination for international medical students and overseas trained doctors.

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Comparability Assessments

Comparability Assessments: Feedback and Reapplying

In this video, RACGP member Jenny McConnell talks to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about the comparability assessment, how feedback works, what this means in terms of your application and how many times you can reapply.

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Vocational Training Pathways

Vocational Training Pathway: What Is It and Who Is It For?

In this video, RACGP member Dr Jenny McConnell talks to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about the vocational training pathway following general registration, including what the training includes and who best benefits from this pathway.

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General Practice as a Specialism

General Practice as a Specialism: What Does That Mean?

In this video, RACGP members Dr Jenny McConell and IMG Dr Viven Thomas Matthew talk to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about whether an IMG can achieve general registration with all qualifications including the MCQ clinical exam and one year of supervision and how that answer has changed as general practice is a specialism.

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How to Apply for the PEP

How to Apply for the PEP Specialist Stream With an International Fellowship

In this video, RACGP member Dr Jenny McConnell talks to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about which route to take to apply for the PEP specialist stream if you are not from one of the competent authority pathway countries but have an international fellowship.

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How to Register as a GP

Cleared the AMC MCQ? Next Steps and How to Register as a GP

In this video, RACGP member Dr Jenny McConnell, and IMG Dr Viven Matthew, talk to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about the AMC MCQ next steps and how to gain general registration as a GP and what route to take to registration.

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Will a Relevant Masters Degree Help with GP Registration?

Will a Relevant Masters Degree for Medical Jobs Help With GP Registration?

In this video, RACGP member Dr Jenny McConnell talks to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about whether a master's degree for medical jobs is necessary or recommended while waiting for your GP registration to complete.

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PEP Specialist Stream

What is the PEP Specialist and How Does it Work?

In this video, RACGP members, Dr Jenny McConnell and IMG Dr Jenny Huang, talk to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about their own personal experiences in regard to the PEP specialist and discusses their own personal decisions to become a doctor in Australia.

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How much can GPS earn in Australia?

How Much Do Doctors Make in Australia? | Australian GP Earnings Explained

In this video, RACGP member and IMG, Dr. Seshu Boda and Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) break down the earnings of GPs in Australia for IMGs (International Medical Graduates) to understand what to expect.

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Where can GPs work in Australia?

Where Can GPs Work in Australia? City vs Rural Doctors

In this video, RACGP member and IMG, Dr. Seshu Boda talks to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about “where can GPs work in Australia?” and “do IMGs have to work as a rural doctor in Australia?”.

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Can IMGs work in the City?

Can Fully-Qualified International Medical Graduates (IMGs) Work as GPs in the City in Australia?

In this video, RACGP member and IMG, Dr Seshu Boda talks to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about the personal and professional challenges he faced as an IMG moving to Australia to become a GP, from mental health stigmas to finding schools for his son.

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Professional and Personal Challenges for IMGs

What Are the Professional and Personal Challenges for IMGs Working in Australia?

In this video, RACGP member and IMG, Dr Seshu Boda talks to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about the personal and professional challenges he faced as an IMG moving to Australia to become a GP, from mental health stigmas to finding schools for his son.

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What is a Specialist GP in Australia?

What is a Specialist GP in Australia?

In this video, RACGP member and IMG, Dr Seshu Boda talks to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about how continuing professional development (CPD) works for GPs in Australia. What is expected from you as a GP? What are the CPD requirements? Where can I find CPD resources?

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Continuing Professional Development for GPs in Australia

How Does Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Work for GPs in Australia?

In this video, RACGP member and IMG, Dr Seshu Boda talks to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about how continuing professional development (CPD) works for GPs in Australia. What is expected from you as a GP? What are the CPD requirements? Where can I find CPD resources?

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IMG Success Stories - Dr Franziska Levin

IMG Success Stories: Dr Franziska Levin

In this video, RACGP member and IMG, Dr Franziska Levin talks to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about her international medical graduate (IMG) journey from the UK (and Germany previously) to moving to work and live in Australia as a GP.

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IMG Success Stories - Dr Ashraf Takla

IMG Success Stories: Dr Ashraf Takla

In this video, RACGP member and IMG, Dr Ashraf Takla talks to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about his international medical graduate (IMG) journey from the UK (and Egypt originally) to moving to work and live in Australia as a GP.

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Schools In Rural Areas Australia

What Are Schools Like in Rural Areas in Australia?

In this video, RACGP members and IMGs, Dr Franziska Levin & Dr Ashraf Takla talk to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about schools in rural areas in Australia and the quality of education outside of the cities.

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Benefits of Being a Rural GP

The Benefits of Working as a Doctor in Rural Australia

In this video, RACGP member and IMG, Dr Ashraf Takla talks to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about the benefits of working as a rural doctor or GP and how it’s often highly rewarding to be a specialised rural GP under the 10-year moratorium.

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Do IMGs Need To Be Rural?

Do IMGs Have to Work in Rural Areas in Australia? | 10-Year Moratorium

In this video, RACGP members and IMGs, Dr Franziska Levin & Dr Ashraf Takla talk to Anthony Llewellyn (The Career Doctor) about whether international medical graduates (IMGs) have to work as a GP in rural and remote areas and what the restrictions are with the 10-year moratorium.

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