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The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

2 October 2023


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Recent updates

FRANZCOG trainees: Completing research requirements
Please see the following information to help you plan your conference attendance and presentations.
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EventCall for abstracts opensCall for abstracts closesEvent date
RANZCOG Regional Symposium 2024
Glenelg South Australia
1 November 202312 January 202411 April 2024
RANZCOG Symposium 2024
Sunshine Coast
15 January 202423 February 20245 July 2024
RANZCOG Annual Scientific Meeting 2024
Wellington New Zealand
8 March 202410 June 202412 October 2024

FRANZCOG/Subspecialty/SIMG trainees
Our Trainee and SIMG in Difficulty Policy and Procedure has been updated. Read more.

FRANZCOG trainees: The Mini-CEX link is now live!
Year 1 trainees are asked to complete three Mini-CEX in Semester 2, 2023.

Read more about the Mini-CEX.
Watch a demonstration video.
Added 7 August 2023

FRANZCOG trainees: Level 4 and 5 trainees
As you may be aware, leniency was offered during the COVID-19 pandemic, largely due to the limited opportunity for trainees to complete APSS and sit oral exams. As the impact of COVID-19 subsides, the progression from Basic to Advanced Training with outstanding Basic Training requirements has been reviewed by the Federal Training Accreditation Committee (TAC). Read more.
Added 7 August 2023

All trainees/training supervisors and ITP coordinators
Please note that dates have been added for Emotional Intelligence and Compassion Workshop on Thursday 5 October and Monday 4 December 2023. This online workshop will help you to understand stress responses, self-care in real-time, relationships to the physical body and brain, and the origin of emotions. Read more and register.
Added 7 August 2023

All Fellows: Additional research assessors required
Fellows receive 3 CPD hours for each Research Assessment completed. For more information, please contact: Or alternatively: Submit a FRANZCOG Research Assessor Application.
Added 7 August 2023

The Certificate and Diploma training programs have moved onto Integrate! Completion, approval and submission of logbooks will take place on Integrate for trainees commencing after Saturday 1 July 2023. Read more at: CWH, DRANZCOG, DRANZCOG Adv.
Added 27 July 2023

Training mentors and supervisors (CWH/DRANZCOG/DRANZCOG Advanced)
Please note that trainees will now apply for the Certificate and Diploma training program(s) via an online form that will require your RANZCOG ID and surname. Once submitted, you will receive an email requesting your approval as their training mentor/supervisor. Read the Integrate user guide. Watch a 30-minute Integrate walkthrough webinar.
Added 27 July 2023

All training supervisors: Training Supervisor Workshop
Our Training Supervisor Workshops explore the integral role of training supervisors and delve into the issues you may encounter while balancing workplace demands, College requirements and trainee learning needs. All training supervisors must attend the workshop during their first year of training supervision. Find dates and register.
Added 27 July 2023

LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Practice resource hub
Access a wide range of resources, including articles, webinars, guidelines, documentaries, podcasts, and leading organisations in LGBTQIA+ support, education, and advocacy. Enhance your knowledge, foster inclusivity, and create affirming spaces. Login via Acquire.
Added 10 July 2023

Connect with other Certificate and Diploma trainees: Visit the RANZCOG Certificate and Diploma Trainees Facebook page.
Added 28 June 2023

FRANZCOG trainees
Have you checked out the FRANZCOG Trainee Hub on Acquire?
This page summarises (and provides links to) key information from the FRANZCOG Training Handbook, FRANZCOG Curriculum and RANZCOG Regulations and is aimed to provide you with an overview of the FRANZCOG Training Program including some tips for success. Login to Acquire — FRANZCOG Trainee Hub.
Added 8 June 2023

In case you missed it…

Here you can find older updates that are still relevant:

FRANZCOG trainees: Mini-CEX for Year 1 trainees
The Mini-CEX is commencing in semester 2, 2023 for Year 1 trainees only. This assessment is a short observation of an aspect of clinical practice observed by a consultant or advanced trainee. Observations can take place in various settings and the whole process should take under 20 minutes. Read more.
Added 31 May 2023

FRANZCOG trainees
FRANZCOG Research Training Requirement Policy has been updated. Read more.
Added 17 April 2023

Surgical training backlogs
RANZCOG has called on governments to address surgical training backlogs. Read more.
Added 17 April 2023

Trainee leave entitlements
President Dr Benjamin Bopp has written to governments across Australia advocating for improved trainee leave entitlements. Read more.
Added 3 April 2023

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