About the RACP

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) connects, represents and trains over 17,000 Physicians and 8,000 trainee Physicians in Australia and New Zealand.

What is a physician or paediatrician?

Learn about what a physician is, what they do, and how to become one.

College structure

An overview of how the Royal Australasian College of Physicians is structured.

Board and governance

Information about RACP's Board and governance arrangements.

College Council

50 Fellows and trainees make up the College Council, a senior advisory body to the College Board.


Information about RACP committees.

Special Interest Groups

Special Interest Groups (SIG) provide an opportunity for RACP Fellows and trainees to connect with other health professionals in their area of interest.

International strategy

The RACP International Strategy facilitates enhanced delivery of postgraduate medical training in the South West Pacific and Timor Leste.

RACP Foundation

The RACP Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the RACP that awards over $2 million annually in prizes, grants, scholarships and fellowships.

College Roll

The RACP College Roll celebrates the achievements of physicians living and deceased.

History of Medicine Library

The library holds approximately 40,000 items covering all aspects of medical history, with a comprehensive archive of Australian material.

Member benefits

Learn more about the benefits of being a Member of the College.

Travel arrangements and reimbursement

Information and guidelines about RACP travel, travel insurance and expenses.

Membership and post-nominals

Learn more about membership, fellowship, and recognition of post-nominals.

Careers at RACP

Learn more about working at the RACP, and find advertisements for vacant positions.

Medical positions vacant

Vacancies for General Medicine, Locums, Trainee and Rural positions

Get involved

Get involved in RACPs’ work and make a valuable contribution to the RACP, your profession, and the community.

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