The Medical University of Vienna is the largest medical
The Medical University Vienna (short: MedUni Vienna) is one of the most traditional medical education and research facilities in Europe. With almost 7,500 students, it is currently the largest medical training
The clinical attachment program is aimed at qualified general practitioners with a clinical interest in skin cancer medicine who have completed the HealthCert Skin Cancer Medicine or Surgery courses (or equivalent). Please note: The program is not suitable for and cannot be attended by nurses.
The university requires a Master degree as one of the entry requirements for this clinical attachment. However, if you have an MBBS, the Master degree is not necessary as the university considers the MBBS as equivalent to a European Master degree.
Entry requirements can be found here.
The program can be tailored individually to the participant’s special interests and activities may
- Sessions in consulting and theatre
- Full-body skin examinations, consultation, and dermoscopy
- Biopsy techniques (punch and shave)
- Cryotherapy, curettage, field treatments
- Ellipse and direct repair
- Flaps and grafts
Dr Harald Kittler
Professor at the Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Prof Philipp Tschandl
Dermatology Resident at Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Dr Philipp Tschandl graduated from the Medical University of Vienna where he also obtained his PhD degree. His main research field is skin cancer, especially its early diagnosis through dermatoscopy, and the teaching of that method. He is an executive board member of the International Dermoscopy Society, secretary of the National Dermatopathology Society in Austria, and member of the Fostering Trainee Education Committee of the EADV.
Philipp is teaching dermatology in the core curricula of Human and Dental Medicine, lectures continuously on dermatoscopy at national and international meetings and workshops, and co-organised the 4th World Congress of Dermoscopy 2015 in Vienna. He has published more than 30 peer-reviewed scientific articles and is co-author of a major dermatoscopy textbook which has been translated into multiple languages.
Medical professionals can apply for a two-day or five-day program where they will experience first-hand the day-to-day operations and interactions of
Please note that we can’t guarantee any specific procedures due to the nature of clinical work and the type of patients seen on certain days.
Medical professionals must submit their application with their preferred dates at least one month prior to the program commencement date. HealthCert will contact the facility and arrange for the placement of the applicant at the host facility. Participants must commence the program latest six months after their application has been accepted.
Please note that approximately three to four months’ notice may be required to facilitate desired booking dates for clinical attachments outside Australia.
TRAVEL & STAY
Participants are expected to independently organise and fund their travel and accommodation throughout the duration of the program. The hosting facility will provide day time activities from 9am to 5pm during weekdays only.
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No assessment is required for this activity. However for members of the RACGP who wish to qualify for Category 1 CPD points certain records must be kept and session summaries completed. See the CPD section below.
Certification and Accreditation
For members of the