Specialist pathway - specialist recognition process

You have been issued a primary medical qualification by a training institution listed on both the AMC and WDOMS websites

You have completed and satisfied all training and examination requirements to practise in your field of specialty in your country of training

Complete Australian Medical Council (AMC) primary source verification form and submit to AMC

AMC verifies medical qualifications through ECFMG EPIC or ECIS

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

Complete specialist pathway application form for specialist recognition (available from the specialist medical college) and submit with supporting documentation to the relevant specialist medical college

Specialist medical college completes its assessment

Specialist medical college sends Report 1 - Assessment outcome to you and report is uploaded on the secure portal for use by the MBA

Partially comparable and substantially comparable applicants write to college to confirm acceptance of college requirements

Apply to MBA for limited or provisional registration (subject to satisfactory assessment by specialist medical college)

Complete requirements prescribed by specialist medical college

Specialist medical college makes final assessment

Specialist medical college sends Report 2 - Final assessment outcome to you and report is uploaded on the secure portal for use by the MBA

Apply to MBA for specialist registration (subject to satisfactory assessment by specialist medical college)

 

Download a PDF of the Specialist pathway (specialist recognition) process (196 KB,PDF) 

 
 
Page reviewed 6/06/2016