Obstetrics and Gynaecology (often abbreviated to OB/GYN, O&G or Obs & Gynae) are the two surgical specialties dealing with the female reproductive organs, and as such are often combined to form a single medical speciality and postgraduate training program. This combined training prepares the practicing Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialist to be adept at the surgical management of the entire scope of clinical pathology involving female reproductive organs, and to provide care for both pregnant and non-pregnant patients.
Across our Auckland hospitals, sub specialty options available before or after completion of Fellowship training are:
The six year post graduate training programme in Obstetrics and Gynaecology consists of:
Regular teaching and mock examinations are provided at National Women's Hospital and all trainees in the Auckland area are encouraged to attend.
In Auckland, the following posts are available:
Note: Part-time training/job-sharing must be approved by the College and the DHBs.
To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
It is desirable for applicants to fit the following criteria;
For more information about training visit the The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists website.⇡ Top
The training programme in Auckland is organised by the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Vocational Training Committee with representation from all hospitals across Auckland. This Committee is committed to further improve the quality of teaching in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Auckland.
Applications for the FRANZCOG Training Programme can be made online here. Applications for the December intake of NZ trainees usually open at the end of February each year.
Contact Dr Derek Souter (NWH), Sarah Tout (MMH), Mahesh Harilal (ACH) or Jenny Westgate (NSH) for further information regarding the FRANZCOG Training Programme, or Jude Kaveney, RANZCOG Training Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Applicants may be required to attend an interview; this would be at the applicant's expense.