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Fellowship of ۺŮ specialist training

ۺŮ is proud to offer the only pathway to specialist qualification in obstetrics and gynaecology in Australia and New Zealand — the Fellowship of ۺŮ training program.

Introduction

The FۺŮ training program involves 276 weeks (six years) of hospital-based training and assessment. ۺŮ is divided into two components: 184 weeks (four years) of Basic ۺŮ, followed by an additional 92 weeks (two years) of Advanced ۺŮ.

Basic ۺŮ includes:

rotation through a minimum of two different hospitals, with at least 46 weeks in a hospital other than your ‘home’ or ‘base’ hospital, and 23 weeks in a rural hospital

logged clinical work in obstetrics and gynaecology resulting in attainment of prescribed competency levels in specified procedures

utilisation of resources through the ۺŮ e-learning platform

formative and summative assessments, including three-monthly appraisals and six-monthly assessment reports

experience in gynaecological oncology

Advanced training involves completion of relevant advanced training modules (ATMs), and a focus on:

extending your expertise in obstetrics and/or gynaecology

developing your research expertise

developing your experience in areas of special interest

Please note that you cannot progress to Advanced ۺŮ until you have satisfactorily completed all Basic ۺŮ requirements.


Apply

To learn more about the application steps, or to submit your online application form, please see our FۺŮ Trainee Selection page.


Eligibility

To apply for the FۺŮ training program you must be qualified in Medicine and Surgery, with a primary degree issued in Australia or Aotearoa New Zealand, or from an approved international institution.

If you’re accepted into the FۺŮ training program, your training cannot commence until you have:

completed postgraduate year 2 (PGY2) or above

secured an accredited training position

obtained prospective approval of your training position from ۺŮ


Course content

The Curriculum and Handbook documents below provide more information on the FۺŮ training program administration and curriculum.

Please note that the FۺŮ Curriculum (4th edition) has been released for Year 1 trainees commencing in 2024.

To learn more about the new FۺŮ curriculum, please watch our pre-recorded webinar:

FۺŮ CURRICULUM 4TH EDITION

A framework to guide the training and practice of specialist O&G trainees commencing after 1st February 2024.

FۺŮ TRAINING PROGRAM HANDBOOK

A complete Basic and Advanced ۺŮ resource for trainees.


Fees

All training and examination fees are payable in Australian dollars (AUD), and are not subject to Australian GST.

Application & Selection
Fee
$AUD
Frequency
FۺŮ Selection Application Fee
$896
Submit with application
FۺŮ Selection Interview Fee
$1,385
One-time fee, payable at offer of interview
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Fee
$AUD
Frequency
FۺŮ Annual ۺŮ Fee
$5,400
Due 31 January annually
Examinations
Fee
$AUD
Frequency
FۺŮ Written Examination
$2,636
Payable when registration confirmed
FۺŮ Oral Examination
$5,039
Payable when registration confirmed
Elevation/ Certification
Fee
$AUD
Frequency
Fellowship Elevation Fee
$2,642
Payable after Board approval


Contact

Trainee selection

For enquiries about the FۺŮ trainee selection process, please contact: trainee_selection@ranzcog.edu.au.

General enquiries

For general enquiries about the FۺŮ training program, please contact: .