Fellowship Programs

Australian College of Remote and Rural Medicine Independent Pathway

  • Successful completion of the program requirements will result in the award of Fellowship of the College, or FACRRM, recognising the breadth and depth of skills needed to practise safely and independently in clinically isolated locations
  • Provides access to 100% A1 Medicare rebates while progressing towards Fellowship
  • Flexibility to manage own learning and training posts dependent on their current skills and knowledge

  • 12 months core clinical training including six mandatory rotations in emergency medicine, general medicine, general surgery, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, and anaesthetics
  • 24 months primary rural and remote training
  • Six (6) months hospital/emergency
  • Six (6) months community primary care
  • 12 months rural and remote practice
  • 12 months advanced specialised training (AST)

  • Residency / citizenship OR Permanent residency status OR Australian temporary residency (skilled migration or business visas - student visa is not permitted)
  • Hold current registration as a medical practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia in one of the following categories:
  • General registration / Specialist registration /Provisional registration or Limited registration (3 & 4 only) for an area of need