Ballarat Health Services provides a wide range of opportunities for training in Emergency Medicine.
Protected teaching time is offered to all level of medical staff.  Weekly education sessions cover a range of general emergency medicine issues in both adults and paediatrics. Delivery is in a range of formats including, simulation, skills workshop and case-based discussions. Medical staff are encouraged to be actively involved and contribute to their own learning and teaching.

BHS emergency registrars have been very successful at ACEM primary and fellowship exams which is testament to the learning and supportive culture within our department.

Training at BHS

BHS is an ACEM Accredited training site providing 12 Months accredited training

Approved for Paediatric Log Book (PLB)

6 month special skills term in Anaesthetics (2 x 3 months)

6 months Intensive Care placement (2 x 3 months)

Options for non-ED training (i.e. general medicine)

Supports research requirements

Diverse population – Young & rural

Experienced FACEM teaching and support

Support for Fellowship examination preparation

Flexible Training Options

Flexible training options are available including:

  • Part-time training (not less than 50%)
  • Overseas training
  • Interrupted training (max 24 months)

For Futher Information

View Ballarat Health Services Emergency Medicine Training – Program Information


Clinical Director - Dr Pauline Chapman

Director of Emergency Medicine Training – Dr Rajesh Sannappareddy and Dr Aaron Robinson

The Emergency Medicine Education and Training Program

The BHS Emergency Department is an ACEM EMET approved site. Medical staff interested in increasing their emergency skills and knowledge can, during their rotation, undertake the Emergency Medicine Certificate (EMC) or Diploma (EMD). This program is applicable for residents and Registrars and often completed by GP Registrars when on rotation.

2021 information can be found at

For more information about the supervisors and program at BHS contact

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