Becoming an AOA Trainee



Successful applicants for the 2023 intake

Congratulations to the successful applicants for the 2023 intake to the AOA 21 Training Program.

NSW Northside

Paul Campbell
Nicholas Cardillo
Kuk Ki Cho
Raymond Kim
Joshua Manvell
Jay Pandya
Benjamin Pfister
Joshua Rajaratnam
Samuel Raymond
Karan Sandhu
Elise Woo

NSW Southside

Yi Deng
Oliver Enketan
James Kennedy
Naomi Pinto
Kurt Seagrave
Andrew Xia

QLD

Kwai-Ho Cheung
William Fairbairn
Debbie Geertshuis
Ahmed Mahmoud
John Maunder
Nicholas Noye
James Powell
Varun Vasudeva
Andrew Witherow
David Zbrojkiewicz

SA

Jock Clarnette
Shoumit Mukhopadhaya
Thomas Robertson
Aravinthan Visvanathan
Marcus Wong

VIC/TAS

Cassandra Coetzee
Genevieve Darcy
Elie Haddad
Charles Haward
Leaha-Marie Hill-Buxton
Nathaniel Huang
James Onggo
Benjamin Prentice
Namit Sharma
Sianne Toemoe
Ilya Varfolomeev
Laura McDonald
Maher Timothy
Nicholas Paltoglou

WA

Joseph Henry
Lukas Kuster
Christopher Lim
Siddarth Narula
Benjamin Wall



AOA 21 Training Program selection regulations for the 2023 intake

Regulations for the 2023 AOA 21 Training Program intake are now available. To download the Regulations, please click the link below.

2023 Training Program Selection Regulations

If you have any questions regarding the 2023 Regulations, please check our Frequently Asked Questions

Far North Queensland (FNQ) rural training rotation pathway

Applicants who select Queensland as their primary or secondary preference will have the opportunity to indicate an interest in being considered for the Far North Queensland (FNQ) rural training rotation pathway. Find out more via the information sheet.


How to apply to the AOA 21 Training Program


Application to the AOA 21 Training Program is a two-stage process:

1.  Registration with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)

RACS assesses each registrant against generic eligibility requirements which are common across all surgical specialties. Information on registration can be found on the RACS website.


2.  Apply to the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA)

AOA 21 Training Program selection applications for 2023 will open on Wednesday 2 March 2022.


A timeline for the AOA training selection process


Selection applications for the 2023 intake


The number of available training posts for any intake varies from year to year, as it is affected by accreditation of training posts and progression of existing trainees. Read more on our Selection applications for the 2023 intake page.

AOA 21 Training Program selection enquiries


All enquiries must be sent in writing to selection@aoa.org.au

Only enquiries lodged through this email address will be accepted. Phone enquiries will not be accepted.