Sexual Health Medicine

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Sexual health medicine is the specialised area of medical practice concerned with healthy sexual relations, including freedom from sexually transmissible infections (STIs), unplanned pregnancy, coercion, and physical or psychological discomfort associated with sexuality. To find out more about a career in sexual health medicine download the flyer “A career in Sexual Health Medicine” (PDF 370KB)

Sexual Health Medicine Advanced Training Program

  • Requires 36 months (three years) of full time equivalent training under the supervision of a practising Sexual Health Medicine specialist at an accredited training site
  • Includes work-based learning and assessment requirements 
  • Successful trainees attain the qualification of Fellow of the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (FAChSHM) with accreditation to practise as Sexual Health Medicine specialists in Australia or New Zealand

Handbooks

Curricula

2017-18

Download the Sexual Health Medicine Handbook 2017 (PDF 345KB)

2016

Download the Sexual Health Medicine Handbook 2016 (PDF 896KB)

Training curriculum

Download the Sexual Health Medicine Advanced Training Curriculum (PDF 1.8MB)

Professional qualities curriculum

Download the RACP Professional Qualities Curriculum (PDF 1.1MB)

How do I apply ​for Advanced Training in Sexual Health Medicine?

New trainees need to ensure they meet the entry requirements in the ​Sexual Health Medicine 2017-18 Handbook and download, complete and submit an Application for Entry into Chapter Training (.doc ​644KB).

New and current trainees need to apply for Prospective Approval of 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 for Prospective Approval of Advanced Training (.doc ​765KB).

New Zealand trainees: Please download, complete and submit the application for Prospective Approval of Advanced Training (.doc ​700KB).

Useful links

Assessment forms

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

Phone:           +61 2 8247 6248     
Email:             shmedtraining@racp.edu.au

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