#121 Dr Clare Collins on choosing a specialty
Choosing a specialty is one of the most important career decisions for a doctor. In this series we profile a range of specialists with the aim of helping others who are still to make a decision.
Our collection of recent career conversations originally published in Vicdoc.
Choosing your specialisation
Some doctors study medicine with a specific goal in mind, but opportunities may be missed in their rush to walk a pre-defined pathway.
Members have access to career advice
AMA Victoria’s Careers Advisory Service helps members to achieve professional goals through active career coaching and supported transition.
The future of Australia’s doctors
Our doctors are facing a number of growing challenges that are influencing the way they work, where they work and the care they provide.
Is clinical medicine for you?
Some things to consider for many of you questioning a career in clinical medicine.
Strategies for doctors to apply for senior positions
Recently, there has been a higher demand for professional career advice to combat anxiety around access to career opportunities. This is particularly true for senior appointments.
Flexible options for surgical trainees providing better work-life balance
Training inflexibility has meant that some doctors leave the workforce before completing postgraduate training because of the impossibility of balancing professional and personal commitments.
Career health check: essential at all stages of your medical career
A career health check requires creating space to ‘reflect and review’ on your career.