Addiction Medicine

Entry Requirements

There are two pathways of entry in Advanced Training in Addiction Medicine

One:

  • General Medical Registration
  • Completed the RACP Basic Training (including written and clinical exams)
  • Have an appointment to an appropriate Advanced Training Position
  • Refer to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians for further information in relation to selection into the training program

Two:

  • After obtaining fellowship of another College, Faculty or another Chapter. Refer to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians for further information on eligible fellowships
  • General Medical Registration
  • Have an appointment to an appropriate Advanced Training Position

Total Training Time

3 years (full-time)

Advanced Training in Addiction Medicine requires three years of full-time equivalent (FTE) training.

How to apply for a specialist training position in Addiction Medicine

Applicants need to apply directly the Royal Australasian College of Physicians with the appropriate application form.

Applicants are required to secure an approved training position and must prospectively apply for approval. 

Please refer to the Addiction Medicine on the RACP website.

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