Fellowship of RANZCOG specialist training
RANZCOG is proud to offer the only pathway to specialist qualification in obstetrics and gynaecology in Australia and New Zealand — the Fellowship of RANZCOG training program.
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The FRANZCOG training program involves 276 weeks (six years) of hospital-based training and assessment. Training is divided into two components: 184 weeks (four years) of Basic Training, followed by an additional 92 weeks (two years) of Advanced Training.
Basic Training includes:
rotation through a minimum of two different hospitals, with at least 46 weeks in a hospital other than your ‘home’ or ‘base’ hospital, and 23 weeks in a rural hospital
logged clinical work in obstetrics and gynaecology resulting in attainment of prescribed competency levels in specified procedures
utilisation of resources through the RANZCOG e-learning platform
formative and summative assessments, including three-monthly appraisals and six-monthly assessment reports
experience in gynaecological oncology
Advanced training involves completion of relevant advanced training modules (ATMs), and a focus on:
extending your expertise in obstetrics and/or gynaecology
developing your research expertise
developing your experience in areas of special interest
Please note that you cannot progress to Advanced Training until you have satisfactorily completed all Basic Training requirements.
To learn more about the application steps, or to submit your online application form, please see our FRANZCOG Trainee Selection page.
To apply for the FRANZCOG training program you must be qualified in Medicine and Surgery, with a primary degree issued in Australia or Aotearoa New Zealand, or from an approved international institution.
If you’re accepted into the FRANZCOG training program, your training cannot commence until you have:
completed postgraduate year 2 (PGY2) or above
secured an accredited training position
obtained prospective approval of your training position from RANZCOG
The Training Program Handbooks and Curriculum document below provide more information on the FRANZCOG training program administration and curriculum.
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HANDBOOKS AND CURRICULUM
HANDBOOKS AND CURRICULUM
All training and examination fees are payable in Australian dollars (AUD), and are not subject to Australian GST.