The Specialist Training Program (STP) is a Federal Government Initiative providing support to enable medical specialist trainees to rotate through an expanded range of settings beyond traditional public teaching hospitals.
From 1 January 2010, STP became the single platform for Commonwealth grants support for specialist training initiatives. The aims and objectives of this program are to:
The specialist medical colleges have been contracted by the Commonwealth to manage STP grants for their specialty. The ACD manages all dermatology training grants and support funds. Institutions which receive STP grants must contract with the College as the STP grants manager.
For more information view the STP Operational Framework on the Department’s website http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/work-pubs-spec-fram
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