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Ordinary Membership

Definition:

is a legally qualified medical practitioner, scientist or other health professional who has received appropriate postgraduate training and qualifications in respiratory medicine, sleep medicine, thoracic surgery or related fields. Ordinary membership also applies if, in the opinion of the Board, the person has made a worthwhile contribution to the study or practice of respiratory medicine, sleep medicine, thoracic surgery or related fields. Ordinary membership also requires that eligibility requirements are met and that the application to join is approved according to the constitution.

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Associate Membership

Definition:

is a legally qualified medical practitioner, or other health professional or other suitably qualified person who is interested in respiratory medicine, sleep medicine, thoracic surgery or related fields who does not meet the requirements to become an ordinary member but does satisfy eligibility requirements and whose application to join is approved according to the Constitution. Associate members do not have voting rights.

Please note: Advanced Trainees are Associate members whilst training. On completion of training and becoming a FRACP, the membership category will be changed to Ordinary.

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Student Membership

Definition:

is a member who is enrolled in a recognised tertiary institution in Australia or New Zealand studying full-time to become a medical practitioner, scientist or other health professional, with an interest in respiratory medicine, sleep medicine, thoracic surgery or related fields who meets membership eligibility criteria and whose application is approved according to the constitution.

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