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RACP to shift Basic Training Written Examinations to a computer-based testing environment in 2018

Date published
20 Apr 2017
Description
As of 2018 the RACP will transition some of its Basic Training Written Examinations from a pen and paper format to a computerised test across Australia and New Zealand.

RACP Congress 2017 – Two weeks to go

Date published
20 Apr 2017
Description
Don’t miss out on this year’s RACP Congress coming up in just two weeks in Melbourne. The program offers something for all members including orations, panel sessions, trainee presentations and, of course, social events where you can catch up with colleagues from across all specialties.

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Talk about end-of-life care at Trainees' Day 2017

Date published
13 Apr 2017
Description
A round table discussion at Trainees’ Day 2017 will be the perfect opportunity for all trainees’ to find out more about treating patients towards the end of life.

Internal Medicine Journal April 2017 edition available online now

Date published
12 Apr 2017
Description
The April issue of the Internal Medicine Journal is now available on the Wiley Online Library.

RACP Annual Report 2016 – online now

Date published
12 Apr 2017
Description
The RACP Annual Report 2016 is now available online.

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Transitions to retirement – the latest Pomegranate podcast

Date published
07 Apr 2017
Description
The latest episode of Pomegranate – the RACP’s podcast – discusses transition to retirement and the decisions physicians and paediatricians need to make when thinking about how, when and why they will retire.

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Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health April 2017 online now

Date published
04 Apr 2017
Description
The April 2017 edition of the ​Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health is available online now.

National Youth Week: a time to think about the health of our young people

Date published
04 Apr 2017
Description
National Youth Week is an annual, week-long celebration of young people throughout Australia which runs from 31 March to 9 April this year. It is an opportunity for young people to express ideas and views and to act on issues that affect their lives, including their health and wellbeing.

Choosing Wisely NZ – Implementation Symposium

Date published
03 Apr 2017
Description
Choosing Wisely NZ is facilitated by the Council of Medical Colleges (CMC) in New Zealand.

RACP takes on obesity

Date published
31 Mar 2017
Description
Auckland-based Fellow Professor Boyd Swinburn is Co-Chair of the Lancet Commission on Obesity and Chair of the RACP Obesity Working Party. He will be discussing the draft RACP Obesity Position Statement at an obesity panel session at RACP Congress 2017.

RACP submission to MCNZ recertification consultation

Date published
28 Mar 2017
Description
The RACP made a submission to the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) consultation on strengthening recertification for vocationally registered doctors.

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Celebrating your RACP Fellowship at College Ceremony in Auckland

Date published
27 Mar 2017
Description
Recently admitted Fellows are invited to attend the New Zealand Ceremony at The Langham, Auckland on Friday, 30 June 2017 to receive their testamur.

Consultation - new policy on Post Fellowship Specialty Recognition

Date published
27 Mar 2017
Description
The RACP is seeking feedback on the draft Post Fellowship Specialty Recognition Policy which is proposed to replace the current Recognition in a Specialty without completion of the relevant Advanced Training Program Policy (2010).

RACP Quarterly March/April 2017 – available online now

Date published
23 Mar 2017
Description
Read the latest edition of RACP Quarterly online today.

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New Evolve lists released

Date published
23 Mar 2017
Description
The Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand (IMSANZ) and the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) Evolve top five lists have been released.

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Find out about obesity with the latest curated collection

Date published
23 Mar 2017
Description
The latest Curated Collection learning resource guide directs you to the latest research and information on obesity.

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RACP Congress – A different experience

Date published
21 Mar 2017
Description
RACP President-Elect Associate Professor Mark Lane says RACP Congress is an entirely different experience to other events he attends.

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Trainees' Day 2017 – Program highlights

Date published
21 Mar 2017
Description
Health literacy of communities from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds, instigating change and making a difference, and preparing for interviews are all topics that will be discussed in the dynamic Trainees’ Day 2017 program.

RACP Fellow named 2017 New Zealand Innovator of the Year

Date published
20 Mar 2017
Description
RACP Fellow Professor Ed Gane was named 2017 New Zealand Innovator of the Year.

Consultation – Medical assistance in dying in Victoria, Draft RACP submission for comment

Date published
10 Mar 2017
Description
Feedback is sought from Fellows and trainees on the RACP’s draft submission on the Victorian Government's discussion paper.
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