Support doctors to gain fellowship

RVTS is always interested to hear from experienced GPs from all over Australia who would like to inspire and support the next generation of GPs in rural locations, and also in Aboriginal Controlled Community Health Organisations.

You can provide this support as a:


Each registrar has a supervisor appointed for the duration of their training. RVTS registrars usually work in solo practice in rural and remote locations.  The supervisor generally does not work in the same location as the registrar.  Contact with the registrar is typically provided via telephone, email or skype. 

An RVTS supervisor must have sufficient qualifications and experience to act as an appropriate supervisor or mentor.  A supervisor must:

  • be a registered medical practitioner with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency
  • be a Fellow of ACRRM or RACGP
  • have experience in rural and remote general practice
  • have past or present experience in supervising / mentoring.

Doctors interested in becoming an RVTS supervisor should complete the contact form

Clinical Teaching Visitors 

Clinical Teaching Visits (CTVs) are an essential part of the RVTS program and provide an opportunity to observe registrars working in their practices and seeing first-hand the relationships between the registrar, staff, patients, other health professionals and the community in general.

CTVs are particularly important for RVTS registrars who work in solo or isolated practices and cannot get direct feedback from practice colleagues.

Doctors interested in becoming a Clinical Teaching Visitor should complete the contact form.

PEP Mentors

The PEP is a supported, self-directed program of practical and relevant educational activities delivered by the RACGP in partnership with RVTS and other GP training providers across Australia.

PEP Mentors support learning planning, review and discuss assessments with participants, encourage self-reflection, and provide support and advice about the program.  All support is provided via online means.

Doctors interested in becoming a PEP Mentor should complete the contact form.