• We are a tertiary teaching hospital with a level 1 trauma centre.

  • The ED has a team of dynamic and enthusiastic consultants, providing 16 hours per day cover. Basic, provisional and advanced trainees are well supported and teamwork is our mantra.

  • Westmead Emergency is accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine for up to 2 years training.

  • Teaching and education are our top priority and Emergency Registrars receive 4 hours per week protected and paid teaching time.

  • With the establishment of the Emergency Medicine Research Unit, our trainees are encouraged to participate in research. Our consultants actively support 4.10 projects.

  • We have strong links with our sister hospitals in Ireland, the Netherlands and support accredited EM training overseas.

  • We have a variety of attractive non-ED secondments including:

Toxicology Emergency Ultrasound
Trauma Simulation Medicine
ED Administration Peripheral EM
Retrieval Medicine Paediatric EM
Anaesthetics Intensive Care Medicine
Cardiology Geriatrics
Psychiatry General Medicine


Westmead Hospital is very close to Parramatta (within 30min of the CBD), the vibrant geographical centre of Sydney. It has easy train, bus or ferry access to the CBD, major shopping districts, and the Olympic village. Hospital accommodation may be arranged if required. For more information on living and working in NSW go to our Links page.


If you are interested in working at Westmead Emergency, please email your CV with a brief covering letter to:

Dr. Geoff Mifsud
Director of Emergency Medicine Training
Emergency Department
Westmead Hospital
Westmead, NSW 2145

t: + 61 2 8890 7607
f: + 61 2 9633 4296
e: Geoff.Mifsud@health.nsw.gov.au

Please NOTE that we do NOT accept observers in our Emergency Department.



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