Applications for ACRRM Independent Pathway open 21 August 2017

The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine’s (ACRRM) Independent Pathway is an accredited training pathway to become a general practitioner in Australia. Successful completion of this program will result in being awarded Fellowship of the College, or FACRRM.

The Independent Pathway has been developed by rural practitioners for rural practitioners and is administered entirely by the College. This pathway is suited to experienced doctors who respond well to self-directed learning, flexibility, and keen to make a positive difference in rural and remote medicine.

If you’re supervising a junior doctor who is looking for a diverse and dynamic career, ACRRM’s Independent Pathway is the perfect solution. Prior experience is often recognised and can cut-down on the length of training.

The four year program consists of:

There are also opportunities to select one area of Advanced Specialised Training.

RPL applications close 7 August, IP applications open 21 August

The College has two openings each year to apply for the Independent Pathway, with training typically commencing in February or July.  Applications for Recognition of Prior Learning and will close 7 August, with pathway applications open 21 August – 4 September.

If you know a junior doctor who is interested in a challenging and rewarding career, encourage them to read the How to Apply Guide and apply today.

Date reviewed: 27 July 2017

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