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Anti-Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying

To equip RCPA members with knowledge and strategies to recognise, prevent and manage inappropriate and unsafe interpersonal behaviours in work and training environments.

Training with RCPA

Administrative details for Trainees and prospective Trainees of the college.

Trainee Solutions

Solutions and sources of help for a wide range of trainee concerns.

Awards, Grants & Scholarships

The College offers a number of Awards and Scholarships both internally and externally for Fellows, Trainees, Faculty members, distinguished persons, medical graduates and journalists.

College Information

General information about the operation of the College.

Curriculum/Training Handbooks

There are separate Trainee Handbooks for each discipline.  These handbooks are supplemented by other essential information such as transition arrangements where applicable, portfolio requirements etc.


This section contains education resources including modules, mock exams, videos, lectures, website links and journal references.


The examinations section contains information for Trainees and Supervisors on College examinations.


Faculty of Clinical Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Oral Maxillofacial Pathology, Faculty of Science.


The Library holds a large range of print, audio and video resources which it is hoped will be of use.

Member Directory

Tool to search for Member Information.

New Trainees

New Trainees will find information on induction days and videos of past induction day presentations.

Overseas Trained Specialists

International Medical Graduates can either be Overseas Trained Specialists or Overseas Trained Doctors.

Practising Pathology

To provide Health Professionals with guidance on Pathology Testing, including requesting, reporting and interpretation.

Specialist Training Program

Commonwealth grants support for specialist training initiatives.

Trainees' Committee

The Trainees' Committee is a channel for registered Trainees to provide input to the training, education and professional activities of the college.

Resource Manuals

RCPA Manual

The main purpose of this Manual is to provide useful guidelines for the selection of pathology tests and to facilitate interpretation of results.

Genetic Tests and Laboratories

Contains a comprehensive listing of all genes from the Human Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) database alongside laboratories and tests available in the country.

Macroscopic Cut-Up Manual

A manual for the process of macroscopic dissection in Anatomical Pathology laboratories.

Latest News and Media

Media Items Of Interest

Items of interest from the Media for members only viewing.

Media Releases

Pathology related media releases.


Pathology related news issued by the RCPA.

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