Sport and Exercise Medicine

Sport and Exercise Physicians are specialists in the field of sporting performance and exercise at all levels. Their goal is to facilitate safe exercise for all members of the community to enjoy and to promote exercise as an important preventative strategy in many chronic diseases.
Minimum Time to Completion: 7 years from graduation

Details

Eligibility Requirements

Prospective trainees must:

  • Hold Australian or New Zealand residency or citizenship
  • Provide evidence of current medical registration to practice in Australia or New Zealand
  • Successfully complete ACSEP Entrance Examination (can sit for exam any time following attainment of MBBS or equivalent)
  • Complete at least 3 years as a post-graduate junior doctor

Application Process

1. Complete ACSEP Entrance Examination

  • You are able to sit for the exam any time following attainment of MBBS or equivalent
  • To be eligible you must have Australian or New Zealand residency or citizenship AND provide evidence of medical registration
  • Apply online

2. Application and CV submission

  • Submit application and CV online
  • All applicants are sent a standardised application form and CV template
  • 3 referees are required, from this one must be an ACSEP fellow

3. Selection interviews

  • Series of stations between 6-10 minutes that explore communication, collaboration, management, research, and professionalism

This information is not made publicly available on the ACSEP website.

Other information suggests the following:

1) Clinical Practice
– to complete a minimum of 36 hours per week and 44 weeks per year
2) Completion of Workplace Based Assessments (Mini CEX, CbD, DOPS)
3) Provide medical coverage for a range of Sporting Teams and Sporting events
4) Complete a research project
5) Complete ACSEP Academic Modules (can be done prior to commencing as a Registrar)
6) Maintain competency in Management of Sports Trauma Course
7) 6 monthly Progress Reviews
8) Pass the final Fellowship exam
9) Attend weekly tutorials
10) Attend College Conferences and make research presentations

Annual Fee:

Annual Registrar Membership: AUD $1,602
Annual Senior Registrar Membership: AUD $3,799
Annual Fellow Membership: AUD $3,799

Exam Fee:

ACSEP Entrance Exam: AUD $2,100
Fellowship Examination – Written: AUD $2,400
Fellowship Examination – Clinical: AUD $3,045.50

Application (Interview) Fee:

AUD $896.50

Student amenities fee (one-off fee upon selection):

AUD $1259.50

Course Fees:

ACSEP Academic E-Learning Modules (5): AUD $1,900.00 per module

ACSEP Management of Sports Trauma (MOST) Course: AUD $1,690.00

ACSEP Ultrasound Training Program: AUD $1,690.00

Key Information

PGY Intake Year (earliest)

PGY4

Training Duration (minimum)

4 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
HMO2 (usually Surgical stream)
Year 3
HMO2 (usually Surgical stream)
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.

Sport and Exercise Medicine

Sport and Exercise Physicians are specialists in the field of sporting performance and exercise at all levels. Their goal is to facilitate safe exercise for all members of the community to enjoy and to promote exercise as an important preventative strategy in many chronic diseases.
Minimum Time to Completion: 7 years from graduation

Details

How to Apply

Eligibility Requirements

Prospective trainees must:

  • Hold Australian or New Zealand residency or citizenship
  • Provide evidence of current medical registration to practice in Australia or New Zealand
  • Successfully complete ACSEP Entrance Examination (can sit for exam any time following attainment of MBBS or equivalent)
  • Complete at least 3 years as a post-graduate junior doctor

Application Process

1. Complete ACSEP Entrance Examination

  • You are able to sit for the exam any time following attainment of MBBS or equivalent
  • To be eligible you must have Australian or New Zealand residency or citizenship AND provide evidence of medical registration
  • Apply online

2. Application and CV submission

  • Submit application and CV online
  • All applicants are sent a standardised application form and CV template
  • 3 referees are required, from this one must be an ACSEP fellow

3. Selection interviews

  • Series of stations between 6-10 minutes that explore communication, collaboration, management, research, and professionalism

Program Structure

This information is not made publicly available on the ACSEP website.

Other information suggests the following:

1) Clinical Practice
– to complete a minimum of 36 hours per week and 44 weeks per year
2) Completion of Workplace Based Assessments (Mini CEX, CbD, DOPS)
3) Provide medical coverage for a range of Sporting Teams and Sporting events
4) Complete a research project
5) Complete ACSEP Academic Modules (can be done prior to commencing as a Registrar)
6) Maintain competency in Management of Sports Trauma Course
7) 6 monthly Progress Reviews
8) Pass the final Fellowship exam
9) Attend weekly tutorials
10) Attend College Conferences and make research presentations

Fees

Annual Fee:

Annual Registrar Membership: AUD $1,602
Annual Senior Registrar Membership: AUD $3,799
Annual Fellow Membership: AUD $3,799

Exam Fee:

ACSEP Entrance Exam: AUD $2,100
Fellowship Examination – Written: AUD $2,400
Fellowship Examination – Clinical: AUD $3,045.50

Application (Interview) Fee:

AUD $896.50

Student amenities fee (one-off fee upon selection):

AUD $1259.50

Course Fees:

ACSEP Academic E-Learning Modules (5): AUD $1,900.00 per module

ACSEP Management of Sports Trauma (MOST) Course: AUD $1,690.00

ACSEP Ultrasound Training Program: AUD $1,690.00

Useful Resources / Courses / Conferences

Key Information

PGY Intake Year (earliest)

PGY4

Training Duration (minimum)

4 years FTE

General Progression

Year 1
Internship
Year 2
HMO2 (usually Surgical stream)
Year 3
HMO2 (usually Surgical stream)
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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