There are four subspecialties within O&G training, the curricula for each one can be found at the links below
All of these subspecialties are available within the Scotland Deanery in the following regions
South-East Scotland – Gynaecological Oncology, Reproductive Medicine and Maternal and Fetal Medicine as a joint programme with West of Scotland
West of Scotland - Maternal and Fetal Medicine as a joint programme with South East Scotland, Urogynaecology and Gynaecological Oncology
North of Scotland- Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecological Oncology
Subspecialty Training is a minimum 3-year training programme which comprises
The Subspecialty Training Programme Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the subspecialty training programme and all the subspecialty training programmes have been approved by the RCOG
Subspecialty Training programmes are advertised in the BMJ and appointment is through open competition involving a structured interview process.
Once appointed to subspecialty training you need to register with the RCOG Subspecialty Committee using the subspecialty training registration form emailed to the Advanced Training Coordinator at email@example.com. You will then need to pay the Advanced Training registration fee and how to pay.
Subspecialty training is assessed through centralised subspecialty assessment which ensures a robust assessment process ensuring national consistency. These assessments are done twice a year in March and October and carried out by a chair and two accredited subspecialists.
The following are required to fulfil the research component of subspecialty training
If you wish to undertake subspecialty training in another deanery you must apply for out of programme training (OOPT) and usually requires a minimum of 3 months notice to your home deanery Training Programme Director. Your home deanery is still responsible for your ARCP and your period of grace.
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