The process to become a Rural Hospital Doctor starts with an application. Applications will be reviewed and interviews will take place before offer letters are sent to successful applicants


Application Form

Applications open for the 2018/19 DRHM cohort open 1st December 2017. Complete the application form below and send back to us by 21st March 2018.

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

Download application form

 

Closing date for applications

Applications for the 2018/19 DRHM cohort close on Wed 21st March 2018. 
Any enquiries, please contact Alita Bigwood ph: 04 550 2829 

         

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.)