About the RACP

What is the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)?

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) connects, represents and trains over 15,000 Physicians and 7,500 trainee Physicians in Australia and New Zealand.

The RACP provides:

The RACP is committed to establishing and maintaining a high standard of practice through the training and continuing professional development of our Fellows and Trainees. We promote a proactive approach to health, and advocate on behalf of Physicians to shape the future of healthcare.
Learn more about advocacy at the RACP.

What is a Physician?

Physicians are doctors who have completed further training in a medical specialty to diagnose and manage complex medical problems.

The RACP trains Physicians in more than 33 medical specialties, and works in partnership with other leading Colleges in Australia and New Zealand.

Find out more about who a Physician is and what they do.


A Board of Directors supported by a range of committees and councils governs the RACP. Find out more about the Board and Governance and Fellow-led RACP Committees. 


The RACP is comprised of two Divisions and three Faculties. Each Division has a number of Chapters.
Learn more about RACP Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.


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