With so many medical specialties, the choices can be daunting. GPTQ has developed this resource to assist you to make informed choices about your career.

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With seemingly limitless medical specialities, the choices can be daunting, particularly at an undergraduate level. Compare the hours per week, the numbers of trainees in each profession and more in just seconds with our helpful comparison tool.

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Where to next? You’ll find details about each medical specialty including average salary, length of training and even how to apply. It’s all here, in one easy to navigate website. You can directly compare the specialties that appeal to you as you weigh up the options.

Paediatric respiratory and sleep medicine
Respiratory disorders have a high prevalence in the community, and approximately 50 per cent of all acute paediatric illness affects the respiratory system.
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36–40 hours/week
$124,696 /year
3 years Basic Training + 3 years Advanced Training years
GP sub-specialty
  • General practice
    General practice specialty
    General practitioners provide person-centred, comprehensive and coordinated whole person health care to individuals and families in their communities.Read more
  • Maternal-fetal medicine
    Maternal-fetal medicine specialty
    A maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) specialist is a doctor who helps take care of women with complicated or high-risk pregnancies.Read more
  • Paediatric medicine – General paediatrics
    Paediatric medicine - General paediatrics specialty
    General paediatrics is a broad-based multidisciplinary specialty, which, on referral from primary care providers, provides expert diagnosis, treatment and care for infants, children and young people aged up to 19 years.Read more
  • Dermatology
    Dermatology specialty
    Dermatologists specialise in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of skin diseases and cancers.Read more

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