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The College invites applications for training posts for one year Post CST Fellowship in Pain Medicine commencing July 2019. Fellowship Applicants Must: 1. Be registered with the Irish Medical Council Specialist Register by the time of the interview 2. Have completed an approved Specialist Training programme recognised by the Faculty of Pain Medicine 3. Have fulfilled the HSE requirements regarding the English language   To Apply:  Please send CV and cover letter to rwilliams@coa.ie Closing Date: 5PM on Friday  7th December 2018 Interview Date and Venue: 17th December 2018, College of Anaesthesiologists, 22 Merrion Square, Dublin    

The Committee of Anaesthesiology Trainees (CAT) have organised a relaxed wellbeing morning session for all Trainees, Consultants and Fellows where you can forget about work and patients, instead the focus is on yourself and our own mental and physical health.   There will be a guest speaker, followed by a coffee break and then a choice of yoga or an exercise session, the sessions will finish up by lunch time.   In addition we have a limited number of places for a mentoring session with an AAGBI-trained mentor. If you would like to avail

Applications are now open for the National Specialist Training Programme for Anaesthesiology, which will commence in July 2019. Entry to the programme is competitive. Specialist training in Anaesthesiology, including Intensive Care and Pain Medicine is a six year run through Postgraduate Specialist Training programme comprising of training, assessment, formal examination and accreditation.   Key Dates: Applications open on Monday 12 November 2018. Please submit your online application by 5pm on Friday 7 December 2018. Interviews will take place in the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland, 22 Merrion Square on Friday 25 January 2019. How to Apply: Before you begin

The EPA Roadshow has been to Cork and the remaining two dates are listed in poster below. For more information contact epa@coa.ie.

Applications are invited for Training Posts for One Year Post CST Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine Commencing July 2019 Post CST Fellowship (Year 2 ICM Training) applicants must: 1. Have achieved CST or equivalent in base specialty by commencement of post. 2. Have completed one year of intensive care medicine training and been successful at the FJFICMI examination. To Apply:  Please send CV to jficmi@coa.ie Further details : Available from jficmi@coa.ie Closing Date: 5pm Friday, 9th November 2018. All applications received will be acknowledged within two working days. Interviews: December 2018 Download and read the application flyer (.pdf). Find out more about Higher

Apply now for Dr Richard Steevens’ Scholarship 2019 This is an opportunity to train abroad . Please submit application by Friday 23 November 2018 Funded by the HSE, the Dr Richard Steevens’ Scholarship offers Irish trainees an opportunity to train abroad in subspecialties and specialised skills for which training in the Republic of Ireland is limited or unavailable. The scholarship is designed to support training in novel areas of medicine that will enrich the Irish health service. Winners of the scholarship receive funding from the HSE equivalent to their current point on the

We want your honest feedback. The Committee of Anaesthesiology Trainees (CAT) and the Training Department in the College are collaborating on a review of the Specialist Anaesthesiology Training (SAT) programme and the wellbeing needs of Trainees within the programme. We have designed a questionnaire that will focus on gathering information and feedback on the training programme and on the wellbeing needs of our trainees.  Please take the time to complete the questionnaire as it will provide vital information in the direction of priority developments in these areas for the College. Please click here to start the questionnaire,

The Council of the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland formally approved a change to the FCAI examination at their recent meeting on 19th October 2018. The regulation change comes into effect immediately and only impacts examination candidates that are registered on our National Specialist Anaesthesiologist Training Programme. The updated regulation now reads: “An individual is eligible to enter for the Final Examination leading to the award of Fellowship of the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland who: Has passed within 10 years preceding the current examination date, or is exempt from, the Membership CAI