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Overseas trained doctors with non-specialist qualifications

In order to be recognised as a specialist in radiology or radiation oncology by the College, it is necessary to complete five years in radiology/radiation oncology training positions accredited by the College and to pass the College's Part 1/Phase 1 and Part 2/Phase 2 Radiology/Radiation Oncology examinations. To be accepted by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) into the training program, a candidate must:

 

  1. i. be a graduate of a medical school recognised by a Medical Board in Australia and the Council of the RANZCR (or have successfully completed both Part I and Part II AMC examinations for overseas medical graduates in Australia) or
    ii. be a graduate of a medical school recognised by the Medical Council of New Zealand and the Council of the RANZCR (or have successfully completed the NZREX for overseas medical graduates in New Zealand)
    or
    iii. be a graduate of a medical school recognised by the registering authority of the country in which the RANZCR training program is conducted and the Council of the RANZCR
    and
  2. be fully registered as a medical practitioner by the registering authority recognised by the Council of the RANZCR, in the state or country in which the RANZCR training program is conducted
    and
  3. complete two full years in an approved hospital as an intern/resident.

For a list of the relevant Medical Boards in Australia, visit AHPRA website
In New Zealand, please contact the Medical Council of New Zealand

The College does not offer Fellowship training positions. Applicants must apply in writing to the Heads of Department at the hospitals accredited by this College to provide training. Further information can be found in the Training section of the website.