Psychiatry registrars in botched exam to be offered ‘alternative pathway’ to fellowship

College president Associate Professor Vinay Lakra has apologised for the distress caused to candidates
RANZCP President Associate Professor Vinay Lakra.

Psychiatry registrars embroiled in the aborted fellowship exam will be offered an ‘alternative pathway’ to fellowship rather than being asked to sit a retake.

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists said it was working on a proposal that would look at the performance of trainees in previous assessments, and if this wasn’t possible, a workplace-based assessment could be considered.