General and Acute Care Medicine

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General physicians (or specialists in internal medicine) have expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex, chronic and multisystem disorders.

General and Acute Care Medicine 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 General Physicians in Australia or New Zealand

Handbooks

Curricula

2017-18

Download the General and Acute Care Medicine Handbook 2017-18 (PDF 643KB)

2016

Download the General and Acute Care Medicine Handbook 2016 (PDF 929KB)

 

Training curriculum

Download the General and Acute Care Medicine Advanced Training Curriculum (PDF 1MB)

Professional qualities curriculum

Download the Professional Qualities Curriculum (PDF 1MB)

 

How do I apply for Advanced Training in General and Acute Care Medicine?

New trainees need to ensure they meet the entry requirements in the ​General and Acute Care Medicine 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 General and Acute Care Medicine (.doc 850KB)

New Zealand Trainees: Please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for Advanced Training in General and Acute Care Medicine (.doc 850KB)

Useful links

Assessment forms

Note: Trainees opting to complete rotations in obstetric medicine should download and refer to the Obstetric Medicine Recommended Training Curriculum for General and Acute Care Medicine trainees . The Society for Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (SOMANZ) developed this curriculum to be used in conjunction with the above General and Acute Care Medicine 2016 Handbook and Curricula

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

If you commenced training prior to 2017, download the  Pre-2017 General and Acute Care Medicine Project Report Cover Sheet (.doc 116KB)

Contact us

Australia

Phone:           +61 2 9256 9669 or +61 2 8247 6248     
Email:             generalmedicineadvanced@racp.edu.au

New Zealand

Phone:           +64 4 472 6713
Email:             GeneralMedicine@racp.org.nz

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