How the FACEM Training Program works
The FACEM Training Program is a five year training program. It can be undertaken on a full-time or part-time basis. The training program includes structured training and education, work-place based assessments, research requirements and examinations.
Trainees get involved in the College
There are many reasons why trainees get involved in the College. It provides leadership opportunities, professional development, an avenue to suggest improvements and make a difference along with an opportunity to learn how the College works, whilst meeting other trainees and members.
Do you want to become an EM Physician?
Emergency Medicine (EM) is an exciting and rewarding career choice, attracting individuals who enjoy variety and challenge. EM physicians manage the full spectrum of physical and behavioral emergencies. They are experts in identifying the critically ill and injured and providing safe and effective immediate care.
We advertise overseas opportunities for FACEMs and trainees on this page as they become available.
Progression to Fellowship
You’ve made your way through the FACEM Training Program, met all your requirements and now you’re ready to officially become a Fellow of the College.
Scholarships, Awards and Grants for trainees
As a trainee in the FACEM Training Program, you are eligible to apply for the ACEM Foundation scholarships, awards and grants to support your ongoing professional development.
Joint and dual training options
We also provide programs with other specialty colleges, for combined qualifications in intensive care or paediatrics.
These pathways allow you to streamline training in both specialties to achieve joint Fellowship.
Trainee health and wellbeing
Emergency medicine is a highly-rewarding yet challenging career. The training program can be demanding both physically and emotionally and it is important that you look after yourself whilst caring for others.
How to withdraw or seek special consideration
If you are considering withdrawing from the FACEM Training Program, make sure you speak with the College Trainee Advocate or the Training Records team first about your intention.
Training site accreditation
The FACEM Training Program must be delivered at ACEM accredited training sites in Australia and New Zealand.