Orthopaedics specific requirements
Applications must be submitted via the AOA online application system during the published dates. The online application includes the following components:
Applicants will then be ranked based on:
Candidates must achieve a minimum score of six (6) points on the CV in order to progress to the next stage of Selection.
The components scored are:
Candidates will have the opportunity to provide information on the following unscored components
AOA will collect Referee Reports from each site at which the applicant has worked in the previous two (2) years. An orthopaedic departmental report will be collected along with reports from non-orthopaedic colleagues.
Interviews will be conducted by a series of six (6) interview panels, each comprised of at least two (2) members. Interview panels are comprised of AOA members, surgeons from other specialties and nonsurgical representatives.
More information regarding Selection and Training can be found here.
The Orthopaedics Surgery Advanced Training program is structured in three sections:
Further information regarding the curriculum can be found here.
GSSE: AUD $4,650.00
Clinical / OSCEs: AUD $3,270.00
Specialty Surgical Sciences exam: AUD $2,150.00
Orthopaedic Principles & Basic Science Examination Fee: AUD $3,175.00
Fellowship exam: AUD $8,950.00
PGY Intake Year (earliest)
Training Duration (minimum)