Available areas of specialisation

Overseas Electives placements may be possible in the following departments, subject to availability.

Specialty Medicine

Cardiology
Dermatology
Gastroenterology
Geriatrics – Very Limited Placements
Renal
Respiratory
Rheumatology
Infectious Diseases
Oncology – 6 weeks minimum

Specialty Surgery

Anaesthetics
Cardiothoracic
ENT/ORL
Neurosurgery
Orthopaedics
Ophthalmology – 4 weeks maximum
Plastic Surgery
Vascular Surgery
 

Paediatrics at Starship Children’s Hospital – No General Paediatrics Placements

Sub-Specialties only

Cardiology
Gastroenterology
Neurology
Orthopaedics
Oncology
PICU
Surgery
Anaesthetics
Emergency – Very Limited placements
Infectious Diseases
Psychiatry
 

Other areas - limited, maximum placements

CVICU/DCCM  - Mix of both areas
Emergency Department  - Very limited Placements
Liaison Psychiatry  - Very Limited Placements
Radiology - 4 weeks maximum
Palliative Care  - Mix of Hospital and Hospice
Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Not Offered in Auckland
Primary Care/GP  - Not offered in Auckland
 

Contact

Phillipa Elgar
Overseas Elective Coordinator
Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
Email: overseaselectives@auckland.ac.nz