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Faculty of Adult Psychiatry

The Faculty of Adult Psychiatry (FADLP) is a RANZCP group that promotes the highest standards in clinical practice, training and research pertaining to Adult psychiatry.

The Regulations [PDF; 58 KB] for Bi-national Faculty Committees outline the role and responsibilities of the FADLP
Bi-national Committee.

Adult psychiatry

Adult psychiatry is a specific subspecialty relating to the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of adults with psychiatric disorders.

Aims

The Faculty aims to:
  • Promote the objectives of the College relating to Adult psychiatry. The majority of College Fellows practice in the area of Adult Psychiatry. The Adult Faculty supports a body of expertise and knowledge that the College could draw on for Position Statements, submissions to a variety of bodies including government and non-government organisations, and advocacy for our adult patients.
  • Contribute to and promote a high standard of clinical practice, training and research pertaining to the practice of psychiatry with adults.
  • Advise on training in Adult psychiatry through the Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Adult Psychiatry (SATAP). This committee currently supports the Certificate of Adult Psychiatry
  • Advance and disseminate research in Adult psychiatry. The majority of research performed and published by College Fellows and trainees is with an adult population.

Current committee members

The current committee can be contacted through membership@ranzcp.org. The chair of the FADLP Interim Bi-national Committee is Dr Agnew Alexander.

Membership

All members of the College (including trainees and Affiliates) are eligible to join the Faculty.  If you would like to join FADLP please e-mail membership@ranzcp.org and include your name and membership ID number.

The Regulations [PDF; 58 KB] of the FADLP outline the role and responsibilities of the Bi-national Faculty membership.

Accredited membership is available for members of the College who have completed the relevant Certificate of Advanced Training, or meet other approved criteria.

The Accredited Membership Policy with information about the criteria and pathways to receiving accredited membership, and the application procedure will be available early in 2019.

Training

The Certificate of Advanced Training in Adult Psychiatry is the premier training program in Australia and New Zealand in Adult psychiatry.