2025 - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Fellow

Job posted: 15/05/2024
Applications close: 02/06/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 75594

Reference: 75594

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Fellow

2025 Training Year – Part Time Fixed Term

The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community-based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world-renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.

Unit Description:

The IBD unit is part of the gastroenterology department at RMH. It sees over 2000 IBD patients every year and is one of the largest in Australia. It has sub-specialty services of pregnancy and IBD, intestinal ultrasound and a transition service with The Royal Children’s Hospital. The gastroenterology department at RMH encompasses a multidisciplinary team providing expert clinical care to patients in all areas of gastroenterology. This includes but is not limited to inflammatory bowel diseases, malignancies, hepatology, and endoscopy services. The team works closely with nutritional services, and colorectal surgical services.

Inpatient services are delivered for patients admitted under a gastroenterology bed card and there are dedicated IBD rounds.

The IBD department is active in clinical research, with studies ranging from quality audits to investigator-initiated studies and large multisite externally funded clinical trials.

About the role:

The Advanced Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) fellowship training program will expose fellows to rigorous outpatient and inpatient clinical training, intestinal ultrasound training as well as the opportunity to engage in basic, translational, and clinical research projects. The IBD fellowship is a one- or two- year program which allows fellows to interact with faculty mentors in both clinical and research capacities. Throughout the training the fellow will attend 2-3 IBD clinics a week, 1-2 endoscopic lists a weekend 1-2 intestinal ultrasound lists a week. They will undertake research in IBD and help with clinical trials. They will act as a liaison between registrars and consultants developing skills to become an IBD expert. Fellows will be expected to undertake a research project throughout their training and be strongly encouraged to submit their research to a national or international meeting and submit a manuscript for publication to a high-quality journal.

About You:

  • Registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA) or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia (for international Medical Graduates)
  • MBBS or equivalent tertiary qualifications
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Well-developed communication and presentation skills.
  • 2 years gastroenterology advanced training desirable


  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport.


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Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID 19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

For more information, please contact Dr Britt Christensen at britt.christensen@mh.org.au

Don't delay. Apply Now! Recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable candidates are received.

2025 - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Fellow

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Dr Britt Christensen - 93427000

2025 - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Fellow