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Rheumatologists are specialist physicians with particular expertise in the diagnosis and holistic management of people with diseases that affect joints, muscles and bones.
Rheumatology Advanced Training Program
- Requires 36 months (three years) of full time equivalent training under the supervision of a practising Rheumatologist 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 Rheumatologists in Australia or New Zealand
How do I apply to start Advanced Training in Rheumatology?
New trainees need to ensure they meet the entry requirements in the Rheumatology 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 Rheumatology (.doc 324KB)
New Zealand Trainees: Please download, complete and submit the application form to apply for Advanced Training in Rheumatology (.doc 227KB)
Logbooks and project
Trainee's Report (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
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