Becoming a Dermatologist

Becoming a Dermatologist


The Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD) is the only organisation accredited to train and assess dermatologists in Australia.

To become a dermatologist it is necessary to be a registered medical practitioner who has resident status in Australia and to complete the specified program of medical training, outlined in the Training Program Handbook and Curriculum. The process to become a dermatologist is outlined below.

The Training Program

Australian Medical Graduates

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Specialist Pathway for Overseas Dermatologists

Accreditation & Training Positions