Faculty of Post-mortem Imaging

The RCPA Board of Directors at its meeting on 12 October 2020 passed a resolution to establish a Faculty of Post-mortem Imaging, in accordance with Rule 17 of the Constitution.

The Faculty is established for the following objectives and purposes:

  1. to pursue excellence in the delivery of interpretation of Post-mortem Imaging in the practice of pathology and to provide a service to systems of justice as well as to promote and facilitate the civil and human rights of the Australasian community;

  2. to provide professional standards for Australasian medical practitioners and scientists who are involved in obtaining and/or interpreting images from bodies, parts of bodies or other objects, all of which are deemed to be no longer living;

  3. to promote and encourage education, research and training in aspects of Post-mortem Imaging including ongoing professional development opportunities and maintenance of professional skills schemes;

  4. to promote and facilitate greater co-operation between radiologists, pathologists, other medical practitioners, scientists, law enforcement officers, legal representatives, radiographers and other technicians in relation to the delivery of Post-mortem Imaging services; and

  5. to foster a better understanding of Post-mortem Imaging, within the medical profession and related fields.

Founding Fellowship
The College is currently inviting applications from RCPA Fellows and Fellows (or their equivalent) of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) to be considered as Founding Fellows of the RCPA Faculty of Post-mortem imaging.

Achievement of Fellowship by this method will continue until 31 December 2021, after which Fellowship can only be attained by Faculty examination.

Application Process
Applications for Founding Fellows are to be submitted on-line using the ‘Submit Application’ button below. Applicants are requested to read the Criteria/checklist  document first before applying. Please ensure you upload all relevant documentary evidence as incomplete applications will not be processed.

Application due COB 31 December 2021

For any futher queries, please contact Sailesh Ram at the College, saileshr@rcpa.edu.au

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