Sports and exercise medicine specialists work predominately in private practice, or may also work with sporting teams both at elite and community levels. Some sports and exercise medicine specialists may be required to tour with the sporting team they work with, to provide on-field management.
4 years full-time
College-selected trainees may be allocated to a training post by:
For detailed information in relation to training and assessment requirements, please contact ACSEP.
Sport and exercise medicine training incorporates clinical experience and attendance at weekly tutorials and follows a curriculum which details both the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential to becoming a competent sport and exercise medicine physician. Prior to joining the training program, applicants must complete foundation training with the equivalent of three years general medical and surgical post-graduate training before undertaking advanced training with ACSEP. Upon completing all requirements of the training program, trainees may apply to sit the Fellowship examination (written and clinical, including viva) to attain Fellowship of the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (FACSEP)
Applicants must hold current medical registration with the Medical Board of Australia, have permanent residency status or citizenship at the time of application in Australia, have completed foundation training (3 years of general medical and surgical experience post-graduation) and have successfully completed the ACSEP Part 1 Examination.
Considered on an individual basis. Training must be completed within 10 years.
Considered on an individual basis.