Gastroenterology

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Gastroenterology and Hepatology are branches of internal medicine (usually practised together) that are concerned with the prevention, investigation, treatment of and research into illnesses involving the gastrointestinal tract and liver.

Gastroenterology Advanced Training Program

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

Handbooks

Curricula

2017-18

Download the Gastroenterology 2017-18 Handbook (PDF 330KB)

2016

Download the Gastroenterology 2016 Handbook (PDF 986KB)

Training curriculum

Download the Gastroenterology Advanced Training Curriculum (PDF 1MB)

Professional qualities curriculum

Download the Professional Qualities Curriculum (PDF 1MB)

 

How do I apply to start Advanced Training in Gastroenterology?

New trainees need to ensure they meet the entry requirements in the ​Gastroenterology 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 Gastroenterology (doc 7​75KB)

New Zealand Trainees: Please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for Advanced Training in Gastroenterology (doc 475KB)

New Zealand trainees applying for the Selection and Matching Service:
Applications open on Monday 24 April and close on Sunday 21 May. All registrations must be received by 21 May 2017. Interviews are held on Thursday 6 July in Auckland. To register please send your CV to Anna Pears, anna.pears@racp.org.nz

Useful links

Assessment forms

Supervisor report

Trainee’s ​reports (New Zealand only)

Contact us

Australia

+61 2 8247 6279
gastroenterology@racp.edu.au

New Zealand

+64 4 472 6713
gastroenterology@racp.org.nz

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