Royal Australasian College of Physicians

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The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, or RACP, is the organisation responsible for training, educating, and representing over 9,000 physicians (known as internists in the USA and some other locations) and paediatricians in Australia and New Zealand.

The college is responsible for education of trainees and ongoing education for specialist physicians/paediatricians ("fellows of the college"). It also publishes two journals - The Internal Medicine Journal [1] and The Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health [2], and has a foundation which provides funding for research in the field of internal medicine.

Main Divisions:

  • Adult Medicine Division
  • Paediatrics & Child Health Division


  • Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine
  • Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine


  • Chapter of Community Child Health
  • Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine
  • Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine
  • Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (formerly Australasian College of Sexual Health Physicians)

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