Please note, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, placements are limited.

The UNSW Medicine Clerkship Program offers non-UNSW Medicine student placements at our Clinical Schools. Each clinical school has a number of clinical specialities.

If you’re eligible for entry into the program, select your preferences from the following specialisation/disciplines.

Important details to note

Check each hospital below for their available specialisations and disciplines and the periods placements are available prior to lodging your application.

Students can only be offered and placed in one specialisation/discipline. Placement cannot be split between multiple hospitals or units.

Clerkship placements are subject to availability and will be arranged via a participating UNSW campus.

  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology (O&G)

    Offered between January to February, July to end of August and early November to December each year.

    Placements can be arranged at: 

    • Royal Hospital for Women
    • St George Hospital
    • Liverpool Hospital
    • Sutherland Hospital
  • Paediatrics

    St George Hospital, Sutherland Hospital, Liverpool Hospital offers :

    • General Paediatrics

    Sydney Children’s Hospital offers the following subspecialty Paediatrics:

    • Child Protection
    • Endocrinology
    • ENT
    • Gastroenterology
    • Oncology
    • Haematology
    • ICU
    • Infectious diseases/immunology
    • Renal
    • Respiratory
    • Surgery

    In 2022, four-week placements may be offered commencing 4th July 2022, 1st August 2022 and between November and December 2022.

    In 2023, four-week placements may be offered commencing 3rd July 2023, 31st July 2023 and between November and December 2023.

  • Clerkships are offered from September to February.

    • Aged Care 

    • Anaesthetics 

    • Cardiology 

    • Cardiothoracic Surgery 

    • Colorectal Surgery 

    • Dermatology 

    • Endocrinology 

    • ENT

    • Gastroenterology 

    • Gastro Intestinal Surgery 

    • Haematology 

    • ICU 

    • Immunology 

    • Medical Oncology 

    • Nephrology 

    • Neurology 

    • Neurosurgery 

    • Obstetrics & Gynaecology 

    • Orthopaedic Surgery 

    • Plastic Surgery

    • Radiation Oncology 

    • Rehabilitation Medicine 

    • Respiratory Medicine 

    • Trauma 

    • Urology 

    • Vascular Surgery 

     

  • Clerkships are offered throughout the year.

    • Cardiac Medicine

    • Emergency Medicine 

    • Gastroenterology

    • Geriatric Medicine

    • Intensive Care

    • Strok/ Neurology

    • Obstetrics & Gynaecology

    • Oncology

    • Orthopaedic Surgery 

    • Paediatrics 

    • Respiratory Medicine 

    • Upper GI Surgery

    • Renal/ Haematology

     

  •  Clerkships are offered throughout the year.

    • AIDS/HIV Medicine 

    • Anaesthetics 

    • Cardiology 

    • Colorectal Surgery 

    • Endocrinology 

    • Gastric Medicine 

    • Haematology

    • Hyperbaric Medicine  

    • Neurology 

    • Oncology 

    • Ophthalmology 

    • Orthopaedic Surgery 

    • Plastic Surgery 

    • Psychiatry 

    • Radiology 

    • Renal Medicine 

    • Respiratory Medicine 

    • Surgical Oncology 

    • Upper GI Surgery 

    • Vascular Surgery 

     

  • Clerkships are offered throughout the year.

    • Ambulatory Care

    • Cardiac Medicine 

    • Dermatology 
    • ENT Surgery 
    • Emergency Medicine 

    • Gastroenterology and Hepatology 

    • Geriatric Medicine 

    • Intensive Care

    • Neurology 
    • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
    • Oncology 

    • Orthopaedic Surgery 

    • Paediatrics

    • Radiation Oncology 

    • Respiratory Medicine 

    • Trauma & General Surgery 

    • Upper GI Surgery 

     

  • Clerkships are in December and January.

    • Aged Care & Rehabilitation
    • Cardiology

    • Colorectal Surger
    • Gastroenterology 

    • General Surgery
    • Neurology 

    • Obstetrics & Gynaecology

    • Ophthalmology
    • Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Renal
    • Respiratory
    • Upper GI Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery 

     

  • Clerkships are offered with start dates of 28 August, 25 September, 23 October and 20 November 2023 only.

    • Anaesthetics 

    • Cardiology 

    • Cardiothoracic Surgery 

    • Dermatology

    • Drug & Alcohol 

    • Endocrinology 

    • ENT 

    • Gastroenterology 

    • Genetic Medicine 

    • Geriatric Medicine 

    • Haematology 

    • Infectious Diseases

    • Lower GI Surgery 

    • Medical Oncology 

    • Nephrology

    • Neurology

    • Neurosurgery 

    • Nuclear Medicine

    • Orthopaedic Surgery 

    • Plastic Surgery 

    • Palliative Care 

    • Radiology

    • Rehabilitation

    • Rheumatology

    • Surgical Oncology 

    • Upper GI Surgery 

    • Urology

    • Vascular Surgery