The Non-Vocationally Registered Fellowship Support Program is a financial contribution of up to $15,000 which will be applied to ACRRM’s Independent Pathway as part of the Commonwealth’s Stronger Rural Health Strategy.
The Independent Pathway is an established Australian Medical Council accredited education and training program which offers flexibility and recognition of previous experience. Successful completion of all requirements results in Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM).
The Independent Pathway to Fellowship provides:
• Individualised case management from a dedicated Training Officer
• Personalised Medical Educator guidance
• An Established Education and Training Program
• Modality-specific Assessment Support Programs
• Up to three years Recognition of Prior Learning
The Independent Pathway continues to be a 3GA approved program which allows access to 100% A1 Medicare rebates whilst progressing towards Fellowship. Once successfully selected onto the pathway, the College can endorse Medicare Provider Number applications.
There are multiple opportunities throughout the year to apply for ACRRM’s Independent Pathway with the eligibility criteria listed on the college website. Applications for selection onto the Independent Pathway remain open with submission deadlines to align with cohort start dates.