SEM PHYSICIAN TRAINING OVERVIEW
Clinical Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) is a discipline that comprises of medical specialists who, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, provide:
- Promotion of health through increased use of exercise and physical activity;
- Advice on the safe use of physical exercise in both prevention and treatment of illness; and
- A holistic approach to addressing medical conditions and injuries in individuals who wish to exercise.
- Permanent residency status or citizenship of Australia or New Zealand
- Current and valid unconditional medical registration from the applicable Medical Board or Council in Australia or New Zealand
- Complete foundation training, i.e. three years general medical and surgical experience since graduation from an undergraduate medical degree
- Successfully completed the ACSEP Part 1 Examination.
- Completion of initial medical qualification, MBBS or registrable equivalent
- Three years approved medical and surgical experience (Foundation Training)
- ACSEP Part 1 Examination
- Four years full-time training (or equivalent) with the ACSEP, including completion of all training program requirements
- ACSEP Part 2 Examination
- Award of Fellowship of the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (FACSEP)
TRAINING PROGRAM PROCESS