Paediatric Surgery

Minimum Time to Completion: 8 years from graduation

Details

Eligibility Requirements

Basic RACS requirements:

  • Permanent residency or citizenship of Australia or New Zealand
  • General (unconditional) medical registration
  • Pass in the generic surgical sciences examination

Application Process

Selection is based on the scoring of the submitted CV and referee reports, together with an assessment made during the interview process.

The interview comprises four panels; each panel generates a score for the attributes being assessed. Each panel also generates a score for “communication skills”; the communication scores of each panel are averaged and used to provide a fifth component that contributes to the overall interview score.

Early SET: 1-2 years during which Early SET requirements are achieved, including the Anatomy and Embryology examination. The first year of the program is structed as a provisional year with some additional assessments and specific supervision to ensure smooth transition into surgical training.

Mid and Senior SET: Mid and Senior SET is considered to be complete when compulsory courses, assessments, examinations and competencies identified in the curriculum are achieved, usually over four (4) years

Annual Fee:

AUD $3590

Exam Fee:

Paediatric Anatomy and Embryology Examination: AUD $4,425
Paediatric Pathophysiology Examination: $2,070
Clinical Examination: $3,140
Fellowship Examination: $8,605
GSSE: $4,560

Registration Fee:

AUD $575

  • ASSET Course
  • CCrlSP Course
  • CLEAR Course
  • EMST Course
  • TIPS Course

Key Information

PGY Intake Year (earliest)

PGY3

Training Duration (minimum)

6 years FTE

General Progression

Year 1
Internship
Year 2
Surgical HMO
Year 3
Commence Paediatric Surgery Training (PGY3+)
Part Time Option: Yes
The information found in this portal has been painstakingly collated by JMOs for JMOs, and is intended as a career progression guide for every aspiring JMO. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and currency of the information presented on this website, but recent changes made by Specialist Medical Colleges may not be reflected in real time; please consult with the respective Specialist Medical College websites for the latest information. PMCV and JMO Victoria accepts no responsibility for inaccuracies, errors, or omissions. Please feel free to contact our team with suggestions or comments via the feedback form.

Paediatric Surgery

Minimum Time to Completion: 8 years from graduation

Details

How to Apply

Eligibility Requirements

Basic RACS requirements:

  • Permanent residency or citizenship of Australia or New Zealand
  • General (unconditional) medical registration
  • Pass in the generic surgical sciences examination

Application Process

Selection is based on the scoring of the submitted CV and referee reports, together with an assessment made during the interview process.

The interview comprises four panels; each panel generates a score for the attributes being assessed. Each panel also generates a score for “communication skills”; the communication scores of each panel are averaged and used to provide a fifth component that contributes to the overall interview score.

Program Structure

Early SET: 1-2 years during which Early SET requirements are achieved, including the Anatomy and Embryology examination. The first year of the program is structed as a provisional year with some additional assessments and specific supervision to ensure smooth transition into surgical training.

Mid and Senior SET: Mid and Senior SET is considered to be complete when compulsory courses, assessments, examinations and competencies identified in the curriculum are achieved, usually over four (4) years

Fees

Annual Fee:

AUD $3590

Exam Fee:

Paediatric Anatomy and Embryology Examination: AUD $4,425
Paediatric Pathophysiology Examination: $2,070
Clinical Examination: $3,140
Fellowship Examination: $8,605
GSSE: $4,560

Registration Fee:

AUD $575

Useful Resources / Courses / Conferences

  • ASSET Course
  • CCrlSP Course
  • CLEAR Course
  • EMST Course
  • TIPS Course

Key Information

PGY Intake Year (earliest)

PGY3

Training Duration (minimum)

6 years FTE

General Progression

Year 1
Internship
Year 2
Surgical HMO
Year 3
Commence Paediatric Surgery Training (PGY3+)
Part Time Option: Yes
The information found in this portal has been painstakingly collated by JMOs for JMOs, and is intended as a career progression guide for every aspiring JMO. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and currency of the information presented on this website, but recent changes made by Specialist Medical Colleges may not be reflected in real time; please consult with the respective Specialist Medical College websites for the latest information. PMCV and JMO Victoria accepts no responsibility for inaccuracies, errors, or omissions. Please feel free to contact our team with suggestions or comments via the feedback form.

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