Endocrinologists work within both public and private facilities, within a range of clinical settings including inpatient, outpatient, community and telehealth services. Endocrinologists work collaboratively with other physicians, with surgeons and other health care professionals to manage and educate patients of all ages.
6 years full-time (3 years basic training, 3 years advanced training)
College-selected trainees may be allocated to a training post by:
The Queensland Endocrinology Advanced Training Program is a centralised state-wide recruitment process for advanced training positions in endrocrinology and is supported by a panel comprising of Endocrinology Unit Directors from accredited Queensland hospitals.
Endocrinology advanced training may be undertaken following completion of requirements for basic training with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). Training incorporates work-based learning and assessment, with successful trainees attaining the qualification of FRACP with accreditation to practice as an Endocrinologist in Australia or New Zealand.
Applicants must hold current medical registration, have completed RACP basic training requirements and have secured appointment to an appropriate advanced training position.
Minimum 40% of full-time commitment. Training must be completed within 8 years.
Allowed. Interruptions of more than 12 continuous months may require additional assessments (determined on a case-by-case basis). Interruptions of more than 24 continuous months may require additional training time and/or assessments (determined on a case-by-case basis).