Medical Oncology

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A Medical Oncologist is a consultant physician specialising in the investigation, study, diagnosis, management and treatment of benign and malignant growths, tumours, cancers and diseases.

Medical Oncology Advanced Training Program

  • Requires 36 months (three years) of full time equivalent training under the supervision of a practising Medical Oncologist, of which 24 months of core training must be undertaken 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 Medical Oncologists in Australia or New Zealand

Handbooks

Curricula

2017-18

Download the Medical Oncology Handbook 2017-18 (PDF 612KB)

2016

Download the Medical Oncology Handbook 2016 (PDF 933KB)

 

Training curriculum

Download the ​Medical Oncology Advanced Training Curriculum (Adult Medicine) (PDF 1MB)

Download the ​Medical Oncology Advanced Training Curriculum (Paediatrics) (PDF 1MB)

Professional qualities curriculum

Download the RACP Professional Qualities Curriculum (PDF 1MB)

 

How do I apply to start Advanced Training in Medical Oncology?

New trainees need to ensure they meet the entry requirements in the ​Medical Oncology 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 Medical Oncology (Australia) (.doc 394KB)

New Zealand Trainees: Please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for Advanced Training in Medical Oncology (New Zealand) (.doc 398KB)

Useful links

Assessment forms

Supervisor’s reports

Trainee's Reports (New Zealand only)

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

Australia

Phone:           +61 2 8247 6280       
Email:             MedicalOncology@racp.edu.au

New Zealand

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

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