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Short term training in a medical specialty pathway process

IMG applies for and is offered a short term training position


IMG applies to the Australian Medical Council for primary source verification (PSV) of their medical qualifications

AMC verifies medical qualifications through ECFMG EPIC or ECIS

AMC receives EICS or EPIC number from ECFMG and uploads on a secure portal for use by the Medical Board of Australia (MBA)


IMG applies directly to the relevant college for assessment using a MBA application form Application for assessment by a medical college AAMC-30

College conducts paper based assessment

College provides a copy of its advice to the MBA and to the IMG

IMG applies to MBA for Limited registration postgraduate training or supervised practice using MBA application form ALPS-30

The MBA decides whether to grant registration (based on college advice and any other information relevant to registration)

Download a PDF of the Short term training in a medical specialty pathway process (193 KB,PDF)

Page reviewed 28/08/2023