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2019 Selection for 2020 Intake

PFET Program in Trauma Surgery

The annual Selection process for the PFET Program in Trauma Surgery will be governed by Selection Regulations.

The 2019 Selection Guidelines for application to the PFET Program in Trauma Surgery will be available shortly.

Selection Timeline

Selection opens: Tuesday 5 March 2019 at 12:00pm (AEDST)
Selection closes: Tuesday 2 April 2019 at 12:00pm (AEDST)
Referee Reports sent out: Monday 8 April 2019
Referee Reports due back: Friday 19 April 2019
Notification of Interviews: Monday 29 April 2019
Interviews: July 2019 (Sydney) TBC


Selection Application Form

Applications for 2019 Selection will open in March 2019.

Application and Eligibility

For 2019, the Post Fellowship Education & Training (PFET) Program in Trauma Surgery is open:

  1. to suitably qualified trainees who have been awarded Fellowship of the RACS in General Surgery or
  2. to trainees who have successfully completed the RACS Fellowship Examination in the above listed specialty; or
  3. to trainees who have enrolled for the May sitting of the RACS Fellowship Examination in the above listed specialty, in the year of application.

Applicants will be interviewed in July 2019 in Sydney (date TBC). Applications will be considered by the GSA Trauma Training Committee.

Selection Tools

Selection of candidates into the PFET Program in Trauma Surgery will be determined by the following selection tools:

  • Curriculum Vitae 30%
  • Referees Reports 30%
  • Interview 40%

The number of offers will be dependent on the availability of accredited positions and may depend on trauma positions becoming available.

Selection Application

The Selection Application Instructions & Payment Form will be available in 2019.

For all Selection queries, please contact:

Elizabeth Pedersen
Executive Officer - PFET
P +61 8 8274 3791