RANZCOG International Fellowship Program for Asia- Pacific OBGYN Specialists – New Countries Added, Check your Eligibility Now!

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG), in collaboration with the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), is pleased to announce the launch of the International Fellowship Program, which aims to promote women's health in the Asia-Pacific Region.

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Details about the Fellowship

The International Fellowship Program offers a one-week intensive experience at an Australian hospital for early-career OBGYN specialists from countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

Successful applicants will be offered complimentary attendance to the virtual XXIII FIGO World Congress of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 21–28 October 2021 and a place in the face-to-face Fellowship Program hosted by RANZCOG in 2022 in Australia once international travel has resumed.

The Program will enhance professional and personal development by giving international Fellows new clinical insights and experiences. It will also provide opportunities for interaction with other Fellows and senior colleagues in the Australia, and guided immersion in the local health system.

By participating in the program, Asia-Pacific OBGYN Specialists and Advanced Trainees  will develop their professional networks and connections, to ensure a continuing legacy of engagement and collaboration as they develop their careers.

Criteria for Eligibility

  • Be practicing in country in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Be able to communicate fluently in English
  • Hold a postgraduate degree in Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Be Specialists or Advanced Trainees 
  • Spend 50% of their working time in a medical school, teaching hospital or government agency
  • Attend program of Congress sessions as devised by the Scientific Committee

Applying to the Fellowship

The application and supporting documents must be received via the Application Submission Portal by Monday 27 September 2021. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Visit the RANZCOG website to find out more about the fellowship and apply.

Candidates will be assessed and selected by a panel of RANZCOG and FIGO members, based on candidate eligibility and applications.

We are encouraging you to share the launch of this program amongst your peers and colleagues and encourage any eligible applicants to apply.  

The RANZCOG International Fellowship Program is supported by the Australian Government.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate the program coordinator Kathleen McKinn via [email protected] or +61 3 9412 2930.