Postgraduate Training Pathway
The GMC-approved postgraduate training
for Acute Internal Medicine is available.
Trainees can choose to complete either Core
Medical Training or Acute Care Common Stem training before applying
for ST3 posts in Acute Medicine.
The JRCPTB has detailed information on
Length of training
Acute Medicine training is competency-based
not time-based, but it is anticipated that most trainees will
require a four-year training programme from ST3. Many trainees will
choose to dual CCT with General Internal Medicine, which increases
the training time by approximately one year. Trainees should
seek advice from their Training Programme Director about whether
they should seek a single or dual CCT.
specification for acute medicine is available.