Transition to Practice Workshop Pre-Reading List

Before attending the workshop, it is recommended you review the following documents:

COAG Health Council response to the Review of Medical Intern Final Report Recommendations

Proposal two year transition program

AMC Survey analysis Preparedness for Internship survey

AMC Medical Student and Intern Outcome Statements comparison

AMC Intern assessment form

AMC Intern training – Guidelines for terms

Medical education and training principles – Our Strategic Priority

Australian Curriculum Framework for Junior Doctors

Review of medical intern training final report

NSW Health ‘Your Training and Welling Matters Survey 2017’

Recommended reading:
Teunissen, P. W., & Westerman, M. (2011). Opportunity or threat: The ambiguity of the consequences of transitions in medical education. Medical Education, 45(1), 51-59. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2010.03755.x

Raw, L., Tonkin, A., Peterson, R., & Jones, A. (2015). Transition Pedagogy for an undergraduate, case-based learning medical program. . The International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education, 6(1), 23-34. Retrieved from doi: <>

Sturman, N, Tan, Z  and Turner, J (2017) “A steep learning curve”: junior doctor perspectives on the transition from medical student to the health-care workplace, BMC Medical Education 92(17):1-7