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Eligibility - Specialist pathway

If you have one of the following qualifications you are eligible to apply to be assessed under the College's Specialist pathway.

Note: the College conducts an ongoing review of specialist qualification and from time to time this may result in changes to the codified list.

Codified list

Country Qualification
Belgium Specialist Certificate in General practice/family medicine
Canada

Certificate in Family Medicine from College of Family Physicians Canada (CFPC) + Evidence of Canadian Qualifying Examinations Part 1 +2 post 1992 can apply for Fellowship ad eundum gradum

Holders of the CFPC pre 1992 on certification of the College of Family Physicians Canada can apply through ACRRM’s Specialist Pathway

Denmark Specialist Certificate in Family Medicine
Hong Kong Fellowship of the Hong Kong College of General Practitioners
Ireland Members of the Irish College of General Practice (MICGP) that are graduates of ICGP through passing the MICGP examination
Netherlands Certificate of Specific Training for General Practice
New Zealand

Fellows of the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine New Zealand (FDRHMNZ)

Fellows of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (FRNZCGP) holding the Certificate of Completion of Training can apply for Fellowship ad eundum gradum.

Norway Certificate of Specific Training for General Medical Practice
Singapore Fellowship of the College of Family Physicians Singapore
South Africa

Fellowship of the College of Family Medicine (FCFP)

Holders of Master of Family Medicine, South Africa

Holders of Master of Prax Medicine, South Africa

Sweden Certificate of Specific Training for General Practice
United Kingdom

Membership of the Royal College of General Practice (MRCGP) holding the Certificate of Completion of Training

Membership of the Royal College of General Practice holding the Certificate of the Joint Committee on Postgraduate Training for General Practice (MRCGP with JCPTGP)

Membership of the Royal College of General Practice holding the Certificate of Completion of Training from the Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board (PMETB)

Membership of the Royal College of General Practice via iMAP – As this is a newly developed pathway to MRCGP, until December 2014 ACRRM will be conducting a comparative analysis and evaluation of iMAP to assess equivalence to Australian training and assessment for the purposes of Specialist Pathway. While these activities are being conducted ACRRM will as part of the evaluation process accept applications from candidates who hold MRCGP via iMAP

USA Holders of Certificate of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)