Information relating to postgraduate education

Sub-specialist application and appointment process

Requirements before applying:

  • The candidate must have an Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialist qualification equivalent to the College of Medicine of South Africa (CMSA) FCOG [or FCS (Urology) in the case of Urology applicants  for Urogynaecology subspecialty training only
  • The candidate should qualify for registration with the Health professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)/for non-SA trainees registration for practise in SA is essential
  • The candidate will be responsible for arranging their own funding
  • Certificates in Reproductive Medicine, Urogynaecology or gynaecology Oncology: The candidate must be able and willing to do level 2 specialist afterhours calls in Obstetrics and Gynaecology level 3 – the number of afterhours calls will be dependent on the nature of the funding
  • For certificate in Maternal Fetal Medicine, after hours calls will be done in Level 3 Obstetrics only (at GSH Maternity Centre) Gynaecology calls will depend on funding.
  • The selection process is a competitive one, additional courses and training in the sub-specialist field is encouraged and will be taken into consideration


  • Submit expression of interest:
    • CV
    • Contact details
    • Some idea of funding options
    • Names and contact details, email addresses of 3 referees

Please send above information if applying and if above criteria for application are met:

Urogynaecology:                    Kendall.brouard

Reproductive Medicine:

Gynaecological Oncology:

Fetal and Maternal Medicine:  zoe.momberg

Administrative support with regards to subspeciality applications:  Jennifer.heunis