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The New Zealand Medical Journal

 Journal of the New Zealand Medical Association, 18-June-2004, Vol 117 No 1196


Call for Applications for
Foundation Fellowship of the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine
The RACP has formed the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine within the Adult Medicine Division. Foundation Fellowship will be available to experienced registered medical practitioners who practice in Sexual Health Medicine in Australia and New Zealand.
Those applying for admission will be considered on the basis of the following criteria:
  1. Fellowship of the Australasian College of Sexual Health Physicians (FACSHP);
  2. Broad experience in all aspects of clinical Sexual Health Medicine;
  3. Ongoing contribution to Public Health policy development in the control of sexually transmitted infections on a population basis in Australasia or overseas;
  4. Full-time academic position in Health Sciences relevant to Sexual Health Medicine at senior lecturer level or above;
  5. Evidence of clinical training in Sexual Health Medicine;
  6. Attainment of academic qualifications in Sexual Health Medicine;
  7. Evidence of participation in Continuing Medical Education and Quality Improvement in the field of Sexual Health Medicine;
  8. Evidence of contributions to the field of Sexual Health Medicine by:
  • participation in research in the field with appropriate supervision and collaboration
  • development of professional or academic activity
  • regular contributions to undergraduate/postgraduate education; and/or
  • publications in scientific journals and/or contributions to scientific meetings.
For specific details concerning eligibility, please refer to the detailed criteria in the Guidelines for Determining the Eligibility of Candidates for Foundation Fellowship in the Application Package.
Applicants must demonstrate a satisfactory practice history (no professional misconduct, or disciplinary issues).
Foundation Fellows will participate in ongoing professional activity in the field of Sexual Health Medicine and are strongly encouraged to supervise trainees and participate in a Maintenance of Professional Standards (MOPS) Program. Payment of the annual subscription for Fellows is a requirement of the Chapter. Continued Fellowship is conditional upon a satisfactory practice history.

Application Process
Application Packages may be downloaded from the RACP Website at
or obtained from:
Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine
Telephone: +61 (0)2 9382 7457

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 28 July 2004

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