Opportunity for Palliative Medicine Fellows to join the TCPM

Date published: Jul 4, 2024, 12:11 PM


The Training Committee in Palliative Medicine (TCPM) seeks 2 Palliative Medicine Fellows to join as Site Accreditation Leads.


The TCPM seeks expressions of interest from Palliative Medicine Fellows who hold FRACP and/or FAChPM to join as appointed members. The TCPM oversees Advanced Training in Palliative Medicine and the Clinical Foundation in Palliative Medicine.

Key responsibilities:

  • monitor and assess individual trainee progress in Palliative Medicine
  • confirm completion of training requirements to progress to Fellowship
  • monitor training of, and provide support to, supervisors in Palliative Medicine
  • accredit Advanced Training sites or programs in Palliative Medicine
  • assess recognition of prior learning
  • monitor and review training program requirements, assessment and curricula in Palliative Medicine in consultation with the relevant Specialty Society and other stakeholders, and recommend changes to the College Education Committee, via the Adult Medicine Division Education Committee
  • advise on assessment and resource content
  • advise on matters relating to Overseas Trained Physicians, as requested
  • provide advice on specialty specific CPD and other educational resources for members, as appropriate
  • modify training requirements for individual trainees, as appropriate, in accordance with College policies and procedures
  • assess and provide advice on specialist recognition in Palliative Medicine for Fellows in the Paediatric and Child Health Division or Adult Medicine Division who have not completed the Palliative Medicine Advanced Training program

The TCPM holds 5 videoconferences a year.

Members are appointed for an initial 3-year term, with option to renew for another term. 

Read the Training Committee in Palliative Medicine Terms of Reference (PDF) before applying.


To apply, submit an expression of interest form (DOC) and your CV to Bethany Ziomek at PalliativeMedTraining@racp.edu.au

For enquiries, email Bethany Ziomek at PalliativeMedTraining@racp.edu.au

Creation Date:

May 28, 2024, 09:00 AM

Closing Date:

Aug 5, 2024, 23:59 PM
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