Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We strive to achieve the best possible health outcomes for our patients and our community by integrating clinical practice with research and education.
Alfred Health will provide you with all of the opportunities and support you need to prepare you for your chosen medical career.
Alfred Health comprises three hospitals:
The Alfred is a major tertiary referral teaching hospital. It has a major role in the provision of specialist tertiary and quaternary services on a state-wide and national basis.
The Alfred's state-wide services include heart and lung replacement and transplantation, cystic fibrosis, burns, HIV/AIDS, haemophilia, sexual health, hyperbaric medicine and elective surgery.
Caulfield Hospital provides a range of specialty services in the areas of community services, rehabilitation, aged care, residential care and aged mental health. In addition, the hospital has a statewide role in the provision of rehabilitation services to people throughout Victoria.
Sandringham Hospital is a community hospital with a strong focus on meeting the health care needs of its local community.
As part of our commitment, we provide a comprehensive orientation program and numerous unit and hospital educational meetings including weekly intern education sessions.
Our teaching program recognises that the bulk of your training is at the ward level under supervision of your registrars and consultants, and through regular feedback regarding various aspects of your performance.
To help you with your career decisions and provide guidance during your training, we have dedicated team members including:
You will find our dedicated Senior Medical Staff approachable and eager to assist. To facilitate active communication and guidance, we have established an excellent formal mentoring program with our Senior Medical Staff.
The Alfred has an active RMO Society that meets monthly to discuss concerns from doctors at all levels. The RMO Society is funded by contributions made by the doctors and supports events such as Friday lunches, morning teas, BBQ's in the comfortable Residents' Quarters, and a number of dinners throughout the year. Cable TV and snack provisions are also provided in the Quarters.