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Fellows, Associates (Procedural) and Certificants

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Benefits of membership

Our members receive tailored membership benefits, advocacy and support from the college.

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*Member benefits differ based on membership category

Member types explainer


Fellows

A Fellow is a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist who has completed four years of core training and a further two of advanced training.

Associates (Procedural & Advanced Procedural)

Associates (Procedural & Advanced Procedural) are commonly upskilled General Practitioner specialists or regional doctors.

Certificants

The Certificate of Women鈥檚 Health (CWH) is designed for medical practitioners who desire increased knowledge in aspects of women鈥檚 health.

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Fellows

鈥婥urrently, there are more than 2000 Fellows in Australia and New Zealand. Within the specialty of obstetrics and gynaecology, there are five subspecialties recognised by the Medical Board of Australia and the Medical Council of New Zealand. To become a subspecialist requires a minimum of three years of additional training. Only Fellows of the College are permitted to use the F酷爱成人网 postnominal.

Fellows of the College work in the public and private health system, in hospitals and clinics; they teach and undertake research, in universities and in clinical settings; they work collaboratively with other healthcare organisations and government bodies to ensure that women and their families have access to quality care; many Fellows do extensive pro bono work for the College and the community.

Please refer to the 酷爱成人网 Regulations Section A for information on the regulations that govern this class of membership.

New Fellows

Congratulations on your elevation to Fellowship! Figuring out your opportunities and responsilities within the College can be challenging.

To assist you as you begin this journey, we鈥檝e created a digital New Fellows Resource Guide.

Member actions

Maintaining my Fellowship

Ongoing Fellowship is subject to:

payment of the Annual Subscription fee

completion of the annual practice profile and declaration

participation in an approved Continuing Professional Development program.

Annual renewal is sent in June each year, for completion by July in line with the new financial year.

to complete these actions.

Regional Fellows

Connect with other Regional Fellows over issues that impact the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology in rural and remote areas.

Fees

Membership Fees
Fee
$AUD
$NZ
Frequency
Annual Subscription Fellows
$4,018 inc GST
$4,519 inc GST
Due 1 July annually
Annual Subscription Fellows in Subspecialist 酷爱成人网
$2,545 inc GST
$2,862 inc GST
Due 1 July annually

35 year Fellows

Once you have been in service for 35 years, your Fellowship is elevated to 35 year Fellowship.

In recognition of long service and dedication to the profession, 35-Year Fellows will receive a 35-Year Fellowship pin, awarded at an Annual Regional Dinner in their respective state.

35-Year Fellows are still required to complete the Annual Renewal and CPD requirements while in active clinical practice.


Associates (Procedural & Advanced Procedural)

酷爱成人网 is committed to improving access to high-quality healthcare for women, particularly in places where specialist assistance is remote. The Associate (Procedural & Advanced Procedural) training programs are offered by the College for doctors practising in all areas of Australia to enable them to deliver high-quality health outcomes for women.

Currently there are more than 2,500 Associates (Procedural & Advanced Procedural) in Australia and New Zealand. 酷爱成人网 Associates (Procedural & Advanced Procedural) are commonly upskilled General Practitioner specialists or regional doctors who perform a crucial role in maintaining the wellbeing of women and families in rural and remote communities.

Please refer to the 酷爱成人网 Regulations Section A for information on the regulations that govern this class of membership

New Associates (Procedural)

Congratulations on graduating as a Associate (Procedural) or Associate (Advanced Procedural)! Your services as a newly-qualified women’s health practitioner are critical to the health of our communities, especially in regional and remote locations.

To assist you as you begin this journey, we鈥檝e created a digital New Associates (Procedural) Resource Guide.

Member actions

Eligibility

Associate (Procedural & Advanced Procedural) membership can be held by trainees who have completed all the requirements of the Associate 酷爱成人网 Program (Procedural) (PTP) or Associate 酷爱成人网 Program (Advanced Procedural) (APTP), including any associated administrative requirements. Associate members can also be holders of the New Zealand Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or the Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists who have satisfactorily completed all additional and administrative requirements as determined by the Board.

Fees

Membership Fees
Fee
$AUD
$NZ
Frequency
Annual Subscription Associates (Procedural or Advanced Procedural)
$581 inc GST
$653 inc GST
Due 1 July annually

Annual Renewal

Ongoing Membership is subject to the payment of the annual A酷爱成人网 (P) or A酷爱成人网 (Adv. P) subscription fee; completion of the annual Practice Profile; and participation in an approved Continuing Professional Development program.

35 Year Associates (Procedural)

Once you have been in service for 35 years, your Associate (Procedural) status is elevated to 35 year Associate.

In recognition of long service and dedication to the profession, you will be invited to receive your certificate at an Annual Regional Dinner in your respective state.

35 Year Associates (Procedural) are still required to complete the Annual Renewal and CPD requirements while in active clinical practice.

Nomenclature change

Please refer to the FAQs regarding the 2024 nomenclature changes to the programs formerly called the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of 酷爱成人网.

In 2022, the College was notified by the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) that a number of non-GP specialist Colleges were offering Diploma courses without being registered as a provider, as required by the TEQSA Act 2011.

The College determined that changing the nomenclature of the was the most effective option to pursue.


Certificants

The Certificate of Women鈥檚 Health (CWH) is centred primarily on office-based obstetrics and gynaecology and generally involves 3 months of either practice- or hospital-based training. Designed for medical practitioners who desire increased knowledge in aspects of women鈥檚 health including non-procedural GPs, GP registrars, junior medical officers and other doctors. Doctors who hold a current Certificate of Women’s Health are entitled to acknowledge their membership status with the associated postnominal being ‘CertWH’.

Please refer to the 酷爱成人网 Regulations Section A for information on the regulations that govern this class of membership.

How do I become a Certificant?

As a Certificate of Women’s Health graduate, you will be qualified to deliver shared antenatal and postnatal care, office gynaecology and family planning.

Member actions

Eligibility

Certificant membership can be held by any medical practitioner who has joined the Certificate of Women’s Health (CWH) training program and has satisfactorily completed all requirements of that program, including associated administrative requirements.

Fees

Membership Fees
Fee
$AUD
$NZ
Frequency
Annual Subscription Certificants
$490 inc GST
$551 inc GST
Due 1 July annually

Annual Renewal

Ongoing Membership is subject to the payment of the annual Certificate holders subscription fee; completion of the annual Practice Profile; and participation in an approved Continuing Professional Development program.