AFPHM Oral Examination

The AFPHM Oral Examination tests your ability to respond to real-life public health scenarios, as expected of a public health medicine specialist.


Key dates

Applications open Monday 1 May 2023
Applications close 5pm AEST, Friday 12 May 2023
Pre-exam special consideration requests close
(for provisions on exam day)
Friday 12 May 2023
Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 October 2023
Exam day special consideration requests close
(for technical and procedural issues)
Wednesday 25 October 2023
Results released From 3pm AEDT, Thursday 2 November 2023

Dates are correct as of Friday 8 September 2023 and are subject to change due to the impacts of COVID-19.

Contingency plans

Plan A: Deliver as planned face to face on 17 and 18 October 2023.

Exam to occur in the traditional face to face format at a central Sydney location. Trainees from across Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand attend the location at an allocated time and date during the scheduled exam days.

Plan B: If the exam can't be delivered as planned on 17 and 18 October due to unforeseen circumstances, the exam will be postponed and will proceed a minimum of 3 months later for all candidates.

A postponed exam delivery isn't available for individual cases. Withdrawal due to individual circumstances, including COVID-19 or other illnesses, will be considered on a case-by-case basis. For more information, see the Special Consideration for Assessment Policy (PDF).


Karstens Sydney

Level 1, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000




Australia | AUD$3039.00

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