Admission to faculty fellowship

There are three ways to become a fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FFPMANZCA).

Completion of the FPM training program

If you've successfully completed the training requirements of the faculty and have a specialist qualification acceptable to the FPM Board, you can apply for admission to fellowship via the form in the ePortfolio.

SIMG pathway

Specialist international medical graduate specialists (SIMGs) who have completed all the requirements under regulation 23 will be eligible to apply for admission to fellowship.  After completing the SIMG pathway, the fellowship application form should be submitted to the faculty via [email protected].

Invitation (honorary fellowship)

The FPM Board may confer honorary fellowship on distinguished persons who have made a notable contribution to the advancement of the science and practice of pain medicine and who are not practising pain medicine in Australia or New Zealand.

Nominations must be formally proposed and seconded by two members of the board, and submitted in writing along with the nominee's CV at least 28 days before the board meeting. Honorary fellows will not pay entry or annual subscriptions.

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Last updated 13:57 6.02.2023