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 2023/24 academic year are closed. Applications for the 2024/25 academic year will open in mid-2023.


Check the Current Vacancies page for any available positions for the current year. Any available positions for the 2023-24 academic year will be posted on the Current Vacancies page following matching.


Our 2022 Trainees

19

Advanced Trainees (RACP entry)

11

Advanced Trainees (FAChPM entry)

11

6 month registrars (Diploma intended)

3

Paediatric Palliative Care registrars

2

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