Clinical Pharmacology

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Clinical Pharmacology is the scientific discipline that involves all aspects of the relationship between drugs and humans. Drugs are the main therapeutic tools of physicians and hence clinical pharmacology is a core skill for all physicians.

Clinical Pharmacology Advanced Training Program

  • Requires 36 months (three years) of full time equivalent training under the supervision of a practising Clinical Pharmacologist  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 Pharmacologists in Australia or New Zealand




Download the Clinical Pharmacology 2017-18 Handbook (PDF 539KB)


Download the Clinical Pharmacology 2016 Handbook (PDF 869KB)

Training curriculum

Download the Clinical Pharmacology Advanced Training Curriculum (PDF 1MB)

Professional qualities curriculum

Download the Professional Qualities Curriculum (PDF 1MB)


How do I apply for Advanced Training in Clinical Pharmacology?

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

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

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 Pharmacology (.doc 740KB)

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