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Leadership for Clinicians Training Program:
Associate Fellow (AFRACMA)
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Applications for 2019 dates will open 1 June
RACMA Program Coordinator: Kate Wright
Ph: +61 3 9824 4699
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Develop your leadership and medical management career


This program is specifically tailored with medical management and leadership modules to support the professional development of medical practitioners.  The workshops, online lectures and forums are designed to give medical practitioners fundamental knowledge and practical skills in medical management and leadership. These are the essentials skills that can effectively be incorporated into current working practice.  Sessions are aimed at enabling individuals to enhance their performance and build working confidence and competence in a safe and confidential setting.

Five study themes are explored in the context of medical leadership during 3 modules:
1 Understanding our healthcare system 
2 Clinical governance and medico-legal 
3 Medical workforce management and engagement 
4 Leading strategy and change 
5 Financial governance

Post nominal
Upon completion of this program you will be recognised with a course testamur. This testamur will enable you to apply for Associate Fellowship of RACMA.

Continuing Professional Development and CPD points
RACMA awards twenty-five (25) professional development (PD) points to participants who successfully complete this training program. These points can be credited to the RACMA Associate Fellow’s annual PD requirement.
Your facilitators
This program incorporates best practice and the expertise of leaders in medical fields which are supported by workshops facilitated by State and National speakers, expert medical educators and RACMA Fellows.  

Who should attend?
Ideally applicants will be in leadership roles, and/or be able to demonstrate significant leadership and management accomplishments, and have educational experience with career aspirations for leadership roles, such as Directors of Medical Services.  
Why should I attend?
•   professionalise your leadership and management with a credential from a recognised medical management specialty college (RACMA)
•   join a network of medical leaders and managers
•   connect with mentors 
•   participate in continuing professional development

Eligibility criteria
Applicants must have:
• a minimum of three years direct patient care, and
• current medical registration in Australia, and
• be in good standing with your employer and other medical specialty colleges

Application fee $1,281.50 (including GST)
Module 1 (3 days)   $4,500.00 GST exclusive (includes 2 nights accommodation)
Module 2 (2 days)   $3,000.00 GST exclusive (includes 1 nights accommodation)
Module 3 (3 days)   $4,500.00 GST exclusive (includes 2 nights accommodation)
Award application fee $984.50 (including GST)

Need further information? 
Please contact Kate Wright, Program Coordinator +61 3 9824 4699
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2018 Workshop Dates - Sold Out

2019 Workshop Dates - Applications will open on 1 June 2018 - Click here to register your interest.


Module 1 = 28, 29 & 30 March 2019
Module 2 = 21 & 22 June 2019
Module 3 = 10, 11 & 12 October 2019


Module 1 = 16, 17 & 18 May 2019
Module 2 = 2 & 3 August 2019
Module 3 = 24, 25 & 26 October 2019

Module 1 = 14, 15 & 16 March 2019
Module 2 = 26 & 27 July 2019
Module 3 = 14, 15 & 16 November 2019


Module 1 = 7, 8 & 9 February 2019
Module 2 = 3 & 4 May 2019
Module 3 = 22, 23 & 24 August 2019


Module 1 = 21, 22 & 23 February 2019
Module 2 = 31 May & 1 June 2019
Module 3 = 5, 6 & 7 September 2019

Each module includes all meals during the residential workshop and all training materials.
Online lectures and forum dates will be advised on acceptance into the program.

Leadership for Clinicians Partnerships

Subsidised professional development for medical practitioners in rural and regional Victoria

The Rural Workforce Agency Victoria (RWAV) has allocated some funding through the Medical Professional Development Subsidy to support rural and regional Victorian participants in the Leadership for Clinicians training program. Read more.

Queensland Rural Generalist Leader Program

In collaboration with the QRGP, RACMA is developing a customised Leadership for Clinicians Training Program contextualised to the needs of the rural medical workforce in Queensland. Read more.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 10:21