Become a Physician

Physicians perform a unique and vital role in the healthcare of communities in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. As a Physician, you'll have the opportunity to work in clinical and community health-care settings with a focus in one of 33 diverse medical specialties from public health to cardiology.

This section provides you with what you need to know to become a physician.

Entry into Basic Training

Find out more about how to apply for the RACP Basic Training program.

Training pathways

Find out more about your training pathway to becoming a Physician, as well as choosing a medical specialty.

Apply for Physician Training

Find out more about eligibility and applying to begin Physician training.

Advanced Training Programs

Explore all our Advanced Training Program handbooks across 35 specialties.

Becoming a Fellow

Information and resources to help guide you on your journey as a new consultant.

Benefits of Membership

Find out more about the benefits of becoming a College member.

Prizes, Grants, Scholarships and Fellowships

The RACP Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the RACP that awards prizes, grants, scholarships and Fellowships.


Annual Fees are set each year by our Finance committee, and this covers membership from Training, Overseas Trained Physicians through to Fellowship.

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