Endocrinology

Endocrinologists are specialists in the physiology and management of hormones and hormone-producing tissues. Endocrinologists assess and diagnose endocrine disorders, provide treatment, perform diagnostic and laboratory analyses, and conduct basic and applied research in a wide range of humoral and metabolic conditions.
Minimum Time to Completion: 7 years from graduation

Details

Eligibility Requirements

Prospective trainees must have:

  • A current medical registration
  • Completed 36 months of the certified RACP Basic Training program – including passing the Written and Clinical Examinations, Satisfactorily completing the mandatory (core) requirements of the Basic Training Program, as outlined in the Divisional Basic Training Program Requirements Handbook, Submitting a certified copy of completion for the appropriate Advanced Life Support course
  • An appointment to an appropriate Advanced Training position

Application Process

Applicants must first apply for and be accepted for an Advanced Training Position.

Trainees undergo 36 months of certified training time comprising:

  • Core training (24 months minimum). Must include 12 months required clinical training (Adult Medicine trainees only)
  • Non-core training (12 months maximum)
  • At least 24 months of Advanced Training in Endocrinology must be undertaken in Australia and/or Aotearoa New Zealand)

 

Trainees will also complete:

  • Meeting attendance as required
  • 1x Trainee interview (Australian trainees only)
  • 1x logbook (Paediatrics & Child Health trainees only)
  • Developmental and Psychosocial Training (Paediatric & Child Health trainees only)
  • 1x Advanced Training Research Projects (trainees who commenced training in 2017 onwards)
  • 2x Abstracts of case reports (trainees who commenced training in 2017 onwards)
  • 3x Abstracts of case reports (Australian trainees who commenced training before 2017)

Annual Fee:

AUD $3,690.00 (reduced fee of 50% for trainees in research)

Exam Fee:

Written examinations: AUD $2,031.00
Basic Training Clinical Examination: AUD $3,039.00
Faculty Clinical Examinations: AUD $3,039.00

Admission to Fellowship Fee:

AUD $1,344.00

Key Information

PGY Intake Year (earliest)

PGY5

Training Duration (minimum)

3 years FTE

General Progression

Note that this represents one of the quickest routes to specialty training, and may not reflect additional HMO or unaccredited years of training.
Year 1
Internship
Year 2
BPT1
Year 3
BPT2
Year 4
BPT3
Year 5
Commence Endocrinology Advanced Training
Part Time Option: Yes
Last Updated: May 25, 2022
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.

Endocrinology

Endocrinologists are specialists in the physiology and management of hormones and hormone-producing tissues. Endocrinologists assess and diagnose endocrine disorders, provide treatment, perform diagnostic and laboratory analyses, and conduct basic and applied research in a wide range of humoral and metabolic conditions.
Minimum Time to Completion: 7 years from graduation

Details

How to Apply

Eligibility Requirements

Prospective trainees must have:

  • A current medical registration
  • Completed 36 months of the certified RACP Basic Training program – including passing the Written and Clinical Examinations, Satisfactorily completing the mandatory (core) requirements of the Basic Training Program, as outlined in the Divisional Basic Training Program Requirements Handbook, Submitting a certified copy of completion for the appropriate Advanced Life Support course
  • An appointment to an appropriate Advanced Training position

Application Process

Applicants must first apply for and be accepted for an Advanced Training Position.

Program Structure

Trainees undergo 36 months of certified training time comprising:

  • Core training (24 months minimum). Must include 12 months required clinical training (Adult Medicine trainees only)
  • Non-core training (12 months maximum)
  • At least 24 months of Advanced Training in Endocrinology must be undertaken in Australia and/or Aotearoa New Zealand)

 

Trainees will also complete:

  • Meeting attendance as required
  • 1x Trainee interview (Australian trainees only)
  • 1x logbook (Paediatrics & Child Health trainees only)
  • Developmental and Psychosocial Training (Paediatric & Child Health trainees only)
  • 1x Advanced Training Research Projects (trainees who commenced training in 2017 onwards)
  • 2x Abstracts of case reports (trainees who commenced training in 2017 onwards)
  • 3x Abstracts of case reports (Australian trainees who commenced training before 2017)

Fees

Annual Fee:

AUD $3,690.00 (reduced fee of 50% for trainees in research)

Exam Fee:

Written examinations: AUD $2,031.00
Basic Training Clinical Examination: AUD $3,039.00
Faculty Clinical Examinations: AUD $3,039.00

Admission to Fellowship Fee:

AUD $1,344.00

Useful Resources / Courses / Conferences

Key Information

PGY Intake Year (earliest)

PGY5

Training Duration (minimum)

3 years FTE

General Progression

Year 1
Internship
Year 2
BPT1
Year 3
BPT2
Year 4
BPT3
Year 5
Commence Endocrinology Advanced Training
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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