The Specialist pathway - specialist recognition is for international medical graduates (IMGs) who are overseas-trained specialists applying for assessment of comparability to the standard of a specialist trained in that specialty in Australia.
Under the Specialist Pathway - specialist recognition:
The college will assess the IMG as:
Following assessment, the IMG may be required to undertake a period of peer review (oversight), which may involve the completion of workplace based assessment(s), or a period of supervised practice and further training, which may involve college assessment, including examinations.
After the IMG has completed all the college requirements, the college can recommend that the IMG be granted recognition as a specialist.
Specialist pathway (specialist recognition)
Apply to the AMC for primary source verification
Apply to the relevant specialist college for assessment
Assessed by college as partially or substantially comparable
Secure an employment offer
Apply to the MBA for limited or provisional registration
Complete college requirements
Awarded college fellowship or advised by college as eligible for fellowship
Apply to the MBA for specialist registration
Assessed by college as not comparable
Must meet requirements for standard pathway or competent authority pathway