Medical Administration

A Medical Administrator focusses on management of a health system and its patients by utilising the medical and clinical knowledge, skill, and judgement of a registeredmedical practitioner. This may include administering or managing a hospital or other health service, or developing health operational policy, or planning or purchasing health services.
Minimum Time to Completion: 4 years from graduation

Details

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to apply for specialist training and Fellowship of the RACMA, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold an undergraduate medical degree from a recognised Australian or New Zealand university (or equivalent)
  • Hold general registration (unconditional) with AHPRA
  • Demonstrate a minimum of three (3) years full time clinical experience involving direct patient care
  • Be in a RACMA accredited training post or be in a post that is likely to qualify as a training post.

Application Process

The application process comprises an online form which you must complete in full once you have confirmed you meet all four eligibility criteria.

 

The Curriculum is organised into four learning domains:

  • Health System Science
  • Medical Management Practice
  • Research Training
  • Personal and Professional Leadership Development

Within each domain there are a set of learning objectives, syllabus topics, learning activities and assessment activities.

Annual Fee:

Annual fee: AUD $1125 (Trainee)

Exam Fee:

Trial Exam: AUD $1,076.00
Oral Exam: AUD $3,280.00

Application for candidacy:

AUD $1441

Key Information

PGY Intake Year (earliest)

PGY4

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
General / Medical / Surgical / Critical care
Year 3
General / Medical / Surgical / Critical care
Year 4
Commence Advanced Training in Medical Administration
Part Time Option: Yes
Last Updated: January 8, 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.

Medical Administration

A Medical Administrator focusses on management of a health system and its patients by utilising the medical and clinical knowledge, skill, and judgement of a registeredmedical practitioner. This may include administering or managing a hospital or other health service, or developing health operational policy, or planning or purchasing health services.
Minimum Time to Completion: 4 years from graduation

Details

How to Apply

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to apply for specialist training and Fellowship of the RACMA, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold an undergraduate medical degree from a recognised Australian or New Zealand university (or equivalent)
  • Hold general registration (unconditional) with AHPRA
  • Demonstrate a minimum of three (3) years full time clinical experience involving direct patient care
  • Be in a RACMA accredited training post or be in a post that is likely to qualify as a training post.

Application Process

The application process comprises an online form which you must complete in full once you have confirmed you meet all four eligibility criteria.

 

Program Structure

The Curriculum is organised into four learning domains:

  • Health System Science
  • Medical Management Practice
  • Research Training
  • Personal and Professional Leadership Development

Within each domain there are a set of learning objectives, syllabus topics, learning activities and assessment activities.

Fees

Annual Fee:

Annual fee: AUD $1125 (Trainee)

Exam Fee:

Trial Exam: AUD $1,076.00
Oral Exam: AUD $3,280.00

Application for candidacy:

AUD $1441

Useful Resources / Courses / Conferences

Key Information

PGY Intake Year (earliest)

PGY4

Training Duration (minimum)

3 years FTE

General Progression

Year 1
Internship
Year 2
General / Medical / Surgical / Critical care
Year 3
General / Medical / Surgical / Critical care
Year 4
Commence Advanced Training in Medical Administration
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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