Apply here to become a Rural Hospital Doctor.
Preference is given to those with prior exposure to rural health and the rural environment


Application Form

Preference is given to those with prior exposure to rural health and the rural environment.

Closing date for applications

Do more than just fix what’s broken – be part of your patients’ lives and the community. You’re equal parts detective, coach and clinician.

Admission Policy

This policy outlines the process and procedures for admission to the training programme for the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine, New Zealand. It includes the minimum requirements for entry to the programme and the selection critieria.

Admission Policy

 

Fees and requirements for enrolling in the DRHM training programme

Requirements

To enrol in the DRHM programme, you must have:

  • Completed two postgraduate years in rotating hospital runs or equivalent experience
  • General registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Certificate of Professional Status from the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • New Zealand citizenship or permanent resident visa
  • Two clinical referee reports detailing recent medical experience
  • Completed six runs of hospital specialties

Costs​

As a New Zealand citizen or permanent visa holder, your DRHM programme fees will be funded by Health Workforce New Zealand.

For more information on this, please read the DRHM Fellowship regulations and Training Programme Handbook.



* Part time in relation to DRHM programme fee is defined as less than 3.5 days per week or overall less than 36.4 weeks per year (7/10)

Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM)

Did you gain Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine via the training and assessment route?

If you are working in New Zealand you can become an ad eundum gradum Fellow of our College. All you need to do is complete and return the application form and all the supporting documents.

Download the Fellowship by Reciprocity Application Form (doc.)