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Accepted jurisdictions

Please note: Not all specialties and subspecialties are accepted in each jurisdiction. See your jurisdiction and list of specialties accepted for additional information. The training must be completed in the country of the jurisdiction for it to be assessed.

Country

Jurisdiction

Specialties and Subspecialties

Dates of acceptable training

Australia and New Zealand

The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

Anesthesia
Anesthesia training done from 1985 to 1992 completed under the auspices of the Faculty of Anaesthetists of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is acceptable.

1992 to present

The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM)

Emergency Medicine

1993 to present

Australasian College of Dermatologists

Dermatology

2000 to present

Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

2000 to present

Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine

Occupational Medicine

2000 to present

Australian Faculty of Public Health Medicine

Community Medicine (Public Health and Preventive Medicine)

2000 to present

Royal College of Pathologists of Australia

Anatomical Pathology, General Pathology

2000 to present

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

Psychiatry

2000 to present

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RANZCOG)
The Australian Medical Council

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Subspecialties of Obstetrics & Gynecology

1996 to present

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

Ophthalmology

1995 to present

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
The Australian Medical Council

Specialties: Cardiac Surgery (Cardiothoracic Surgery), General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Urology
Subspecialties: Pediatric General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Surgery)

1985 to present

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists

Diagnostic Radiology, Radiation Oncology

1975 to present

The Royal Australian College of Physicians
The Australian Medical Council

Specialties
Adult Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine (General Medicine), Medical Genetics (Clinical Genetics), Neurology, Nuclear Medicine
Pediatrics: Hematological Pathology (Clinical Hematology & Oncology), Pediatrics, Medical Genetics (Clinical Genetics), Neurology, Nuclear Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine)
Subspecialties:
Adult Internal Medicine: Cardiology, Clinical Immunology & Allergy (Immunology & Allergy), Clinical Pharmacology, Critical Care Medicine (Intensive Care Medicine), Endocrinology & Metabolism (Endocrinology), Gastroenterology (Gastroenterology & Hepatology), Geriatric Medicine, Hematology, Infectious Diseases, Medical Oncology, Nephrology, Palliative Medicine, Respirology (Thoracic Medicine), Rheumatology
Pediatrics: Cardiology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Clinical Immunology & Allergy (Immunology & Allergy), Critical Care Medicine (Intensive Care Medicine), Endocrinology & Metabolism (Endocrinology), Gastroenterology (Gastroenterology & Hepatology), Hematology, Infectious Diseases, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Nephrology, Palliative Medicine, Respirology (Thoracic Medicine),Rheumatology

1990 to present

 

Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
The Hong Kong College of Anesthesiologists
The Hong Kong College of Radiologists
Hong Kong College of Community Medicine
Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine
Hong Kong College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists
College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong
Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists
Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
Hong Kong College of Pathologists
Hong Kong College of Physicians
Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists
College of Surgeons of Hong Kong

Anesthesia, Diagnostic Radiology (Radiology), Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Oncology (Clinical Oncology), Community Medicine (Public Health and Preventive Medicine), Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Pathology, Psychiatry

1994 to present

 

Singapore

The Academy of Medicine, Singapore
The Division of Graduate Medical Studies
The National University of Singapore

Specialties: Anaesthesia (Anesthesiology), Cardiac Surgery (Cardiothoracic Surgery), Community Medicine (Public Health & Preventive Medicine), Dermatology, Diagnostic Radiology, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Hematological Pathology (Pathology), Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nuclear Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine), Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Urology
Subspecialties: Medical Oncology, Occupational Medicine, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiology, Endocrinology and Metabolism (Endocrinology), Gastroenterology, Geriatric Medicine, Hematology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology (Renal Medicine), Pediatric General Surgery (Pediatric Surgery), Respirology (Respiratory Medicine), Rheumatology

2000 to present

 

South Africa

The Health Professions Council of South Africa
The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa

Specialties: Anatomical Pathology, Anaesthesia (Anesthesiology), Cardiac Surgery (Cardiothoracic Surgery), Community Medicine (Public Health & Preventive Medicine) (Community Health), Dermatology, Diagnostic Radiology (Radiology), General Pathology (Clinical Pathology), General Surgery, Hematological Pathology, Internal Medicine (Physicians), Medical Biochemistry (Chemical Pathology), Medical Genetics, Medical Microbiology (Microbiological Pathology), Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nuclear Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Radiation Oncology, Urology, Vascular Surgery
Subspecialties: Thoracic Surgery, Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine, Hematology (Clinical Hematology), Developmental Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Metabolism (Endocrinology), Forensic Pathology, Gastroenterology, Geriatric Medicine, Medical Oncology, Neonatology, Nephrology, Occupational Medicine, Pediatric General Surgery (Pediatric Surgery), Pediatric Neurology, Respirology (Respiratory Medicine), Rheumatology

1974 to present

 

Switzerland

Swiss Medical Association

Specialties: Anaesthesia (Anesthesiology), Cardiac Surgery (Cardiothoracic Surgery), Dermatology, General Surgery, Hematological Pathology (Immunohematology), Internal Medicine, Nuclear Medicine (Radiology and Nuclear Medicine), Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Occupational medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Urology
Subspecialties: Thoracic Surgery, Cardiology, Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Clinical Pharmacology, Critical Care Medicine (Intensive Care Medicine),  Endocrinology and Metabolism (Endocrinology), Forensic Pathology (Forensic Medicine), Gastroenterology, Hematology, Nephrology, Pediatric General Surgery (Pediatric Surgery), Pediatric Neurology, Respirology, Rheumatology

2000 to present

 

United Kingdom
Ireland
Edinburgh
London
Glasgow
England

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (UK)

Anesthesia

1990 to present

The College of Anaesthetists
Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (R.C.S.I)

Anesthesia

1996 to present

Joint Committee on Higher Training in Accident & Emergency Medicine
Faculty of Accident & Emergency Medicine (UK)

Emergency Medicine

1993 to present

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK)

Specialties: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Subspecialties: Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecologic Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (Reproductive Medicine), Maternal-Fetal Medicine

1984 to present

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK)

Ophthalmology
Prior to 1988 Ophthalmology was a specialty recognized by:

  • The Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland

1988 to present

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK)

Specialties: Pediatrics
Subspecialties: Neonatal Medicine, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (Pediatric Oncology), Pediatric Infectious Diseases (Pediatric Infectious Disease and Immunology), Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Respirology (Pediatric Respiratory Medicine), Pediatric Rheumatology

1972 to present

The Royal College of Pathologists (UK)
Joint Committee on Higher Pathology Training (JCHPT)

Anatomical Pathology (Histopathology), Medical Biochemistry (Chemical Pathology)

1996 to present

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
The Royal College of Physicians of London
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
The Joint Committee on Higher Medical Training

Specialties: Community Medicine (Public Health & Preventive Medicine), Dermatology, Hematological Pathology, Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics (Clinical Genetics), Medical Microbiology (Medical Microbiology and Virology and Infectious Diseases), Medical Oncology, Neurology, Nuclear Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine)
Subspecialties: Cardiology, Clinical Immunology and Allergy (Immunology or Allergy), Clinical Pharmacology (Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics), Endocrinology and Metabolism (Endocrinology & Diabetes Mellitus), Gastroenterology, Geriatric Medicine, Hematology, Infectious Diseases (Medical Microbiology and Virology and Infectious Diseases), Nephrology (Renal Medicine), Palliative Medicine, Pediatric Cardiology, Respirology (Respiratory Medicine), Rheumatology

1972 to present

The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
Irish Committee on Higher Medical Training

Specialties: Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Occupational Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine)
Subspecialties: Cardiology, Clinical Pharmacology (Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutic), Endocrinology & Metabolism (Endocrinology), Gastroenterology, Geriatric Medicine, Hematology, Nephrology, Palliative Medicine, Respirology (Respiratory Medicine), Rheumatology

1994 to present

The Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK)

Psychiatry

1975 to present

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
The Scottish Royal Colleges’ Board for the Recognition of Surgical Posts – Basic Surgical Training: The Hospital Recognition Cte (HRC)
The Joint Committee on Higher Surgical Training

Basic Surgical Training
Specialties: Cardiac Surgery (Cardiothoracic Surgery), Diagnostic Radiology, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery (Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery), Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Radiation Oncology, Urology
Subspecialties: Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Surgery), Pediatric General Surgery

1976 to present

The Royal College of Radiologists (UK)

Radiation Oncology (Clinical Oncology), Diagnostic Radiology (Clinical Radiology)

1975 to present

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