14th-25th November 2022

The Ophthalmology Department, Dunedin School of Medicine runs an intensive interactive 11 day residential course in Dunedin in November each year. The course is for New Zealand and Australian medical graduates in their second year of the RANZCO training programme to prepare for the Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologist (FRANZCO).

It is intended that the course will run in person in 2022 however, if COVID-19 border restrictions are still in place the course will be fully virtual (Decision will be made 1 August).  

If you are interested in attending the 2022 please email the Course Organiser to apply.



Confirmed Speakers


Dr. Antony Bedggood

Fendalton Eye Clinic, Christchurch


Dr. Stuart Carroll

Auckland Eye, Auckland


Dr. Jesse Gale

Bowen Hospital, Wellington


Dr. Rob Jones

Nelson Eye Specialists, Nelson


Prof. Peter McCluskey

The University of Sydney, Sydney


Dr. Maria Moon



Dr. Con Petsoglou

The University of Sydney, Sydney


Dr. Casey Ung

Southern District Health Board


Prof. Brendan Vote

Launceston Eye Institute, Tasmania

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Dr. Harry Bradshaw

Mercy Hospital, Dunedin


Dr. Clare Fraser

Sydney Ophthalmic Specialists, Sydney


Dr. Peter Hadden

Eye Institute, Auckland


Dr. Ben LaHood

Ashford Advanced Eye Care, SA


Dr. Logan Mitchell

Dunedin School of Medicine, Dunedin


Dr. Justin Mora

Auckland Eye, Auckland

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Dr. Nicholas Toalster

Okko Eye Specialists, Brisbane


Dr. Andrea Vincent

Retina Specialists, Auckland


Dr. Graham Wilson

Ophthalmologist, Gisborne


Terms and Conditions


All notes and copies of presentations will be provided electronically.  Candidates will be given access to a Dropbox where content provided by lecturers will be made available to download.  Access to this dropbox will open until 1 July 2022.



Sufficient breaks will be made throughout the programme, candidates should note that it is their responsibility to attend the sessions, all efforts will be made to keep lectures to time, however it is assumed that candidates will attend all sessions and will be aware of any short notice change in break times etc.


Fees (includes NZ GST 15%)

All lectures and One Set of OSCEs NZ$2900.00 

Lectures only NZ$2300.00


The programme will include one set of OSCEs (an additional set may be provided subject to examiner availability)


All sessions are provided by live stream (no access to recorded lectures) with candidates accessing the course from their own location. Please refer to the latest programme (subject to change) initially listed in NZ Time (Australian times will be provided nearer the time).  Candidates are required to have access to their own internet connection (sufficient for video conferencing), computer or laptop which are microphone and audio capable - the Organisers cannot be responsible for any internet disruption/speed issues at the Candidates end.  Candidates will be required to download Zoom (lectures), Dropbox (for notes files) and Slido (Q&A and Audience Participation App).  


Candidates will be provided with an up to date programme, however the Organising Committee reserves the right to make changes to the programme at short notice.



Cancellations received prior to 20 October 2021 will be refunded less an administration fee of $300.00. No refunds will be made from 21 October 2021.