Victorian Palliative Medicine Training Program

The Victorian Palliative Medicine Training Program (VPMTP) aims to build and sustain a high quality Palliative Medicine workforce in Victoria.

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About the Program

The Department of Health has funded the Victorian Palliative Medicine Training Program (VPMTP) to provide a coordinated state-wide palliative medicine training program to address the training requirements for specialist palliative medicine physicians, physicians in other specialties, and general practitioners, in order to build and sustain a high-quality palliative medicine workforce in Victoria.

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Key Dates

Applications for the 2022/2023 VPMTP Fellowship position have reopened, and close on Sunday 24th October 2021. Please go to Apply Now for more information and to submit your application.

Applications for six month registrar positions for the 2022/2023 academic year have now closed.

Applications for the 2023/2024 academic year will open in mid-2022.

Our 2021 Trainees

16

Advanced Trainees (RACP entry)

12

Advanced Trainees (FAChPM entry)

16

6 month registrars (Diploma intended)

4

Paediatric Palliative Care registrars

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VPMTP Fellowships

Meet our staff

A/Prof Mark Boughey

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, CENTRE FOR PALLIATIVE CARE

Dr Laura Booth

VPMTP MEDICAL TRAINING COORDINATOR

Dr Sadie Dunn

VPMTP EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Katrina McLean

VPMTP ADMINISTRATION OFFICER