Clinical Genetics

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Clinical genetics is a specialty that is taking on greater importance in the management of patients throughout life. We are continuing to identify the genetic mutations that lead to disease processes.

Clinical Genetics Advanced Training Program

  • Requires 36 months (three years) of full time equivalent training at an accredited training site
  • Includes work-based learning and assessment requirements 
  • Successful trainees attain the qualification of  Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) with accreditation to practise as clinical geneticists in Australia or New Zealand

Handbooks

Curricula

2017-18

Download the Clinical Genetics 2017-18 Handbook (PDF 306KB)

Download the Clinical Genetics and Genetic Pathology 201​7 Reciprocal Training Arrangement Guide (PDF 428KB)

2016

Download the Clinical Genetics 2016 Handbook (PDF 897KB)


Training curriculum

Download the Clinical Genetics Advanced Training curriculum (PDF 833KB)

Professional qualities curriculum

Download the Professional Qualities Curriculum (PDF 1MB)

How do I apply ​for Advanced Training in Clinical Genetics?

New trainees need to ensure they meet the entry requirements in the ​Clinical Genetics 2017-18 Handbook to apply to start Advanced Training.

New and current trainees need to apply for Advanced Training each year.

Australian Trainees: Apply online for Advanced Training or where online registration is not available please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for Advanced Training in Clinical Genetics (.doc 297KB).

New Zealand Trainees: Please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for Advanced Training in Clinical Genetics (.doc 297KB).

Useful links

Assessment forms

Case Reports & Research Project

Supervisor's report

2017 RACP Research Project

Implementing from 2017, the College has introduced a set of streamlined research project requirements. Please check the program requirements handbook to see if this applies to you.

For further information, cover sheet and marking criteria, please see the work based learning and assessment tools web page

Contact us

Phone:           +61 2 8247 6218
Email:            clinicalgenetics@racp.edu.au

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