New doctors Simon Chen, Calum Chong, Genevieve Burt and Patricia Griffiths have joined south west Sydney hospitals, including Bankstown, as interns.
MORE than 100 new doctors have begun the first phase of their careers, joining south western Sydney hospitals as interns.
The doctors, part of this year's record intake of 999, up from 992 in 2017, will work across Bankstown, Fairfield, Liverpool and Campbelltown Hospitals in a variety of disciplines. Throughout the year, 46 of those interns will work at Bankstown.
South Western Sydney Health Chief Executive Amanda Larkin welcomed the new doctors and encouraged them to make the most of every opportunity.
"Our hospitals provide world class training grounds for young doctors and we have some of the best clinicians in Australia who are keen to share their knowledge with the next generation," she said.
Ms Larkin said cutting-edge treatments and research, like robotic surgery and the advancements made possible by the Molecular Science Cyclotron Facility, were drawcards to young doctors.
"There are so many opportunities for our new young doctors to learn everything they can in the first year and in the years to come," she said.