The management of a woman during a major milestone of her life is very special. It has the best highs and the worst lows. While dealing with a foetal death never gets easy, you can make the journey easier through this difficult time.
The high of delivering a baby never fades.
Dr Philippa Nelson,
Obstetrics & Gynaecology Registrar
Obstetricians and gynaecologists practice across a range of clinical environments, from rural and remote health services to large regional and metropolitan tertiary hospitals, within both the public and private sectors. Some obstetricians and gynaecologists undertake additional training in areas such as gynaecology oncology, urogynaecology, reproductive medicine, maternal and foetal medicine, or obstetric and gynaecology ultrasound.
6 years full-time (4 years core training program, 2 years advanced training program)
College-selected trainees may be allocated to a training post by:
For detailed information in relation to training and assessment requirements, please contact RANZCOG.
Obstetrics and Gynaecology training consists of a structured post-graduate program incorporating core and advanced training. In-hospital training is supplemented with online learning modules. Trainees may undertake subspecialty programs post-Fellowship or during the advanced training years. Upon completing all requirements of the training program, trainees may apply for admission to Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG). Successful completion of the subspecialty programs will result in Certification in the specific subspecialty.
Applicants must have citizenship or have been granted permanent residency status in Australia, hold general medical registration, have completed PGY2 or above and have obtained an accredited training position.
Minimum 50% of full-time commitment however the first year of training must be completed on a full-time basis.
Allowed up to 2 years without loss of credit for previous training. Trainees have a maximum of 6 years to complete Core Training and 3 years to complete Advanced Training.