Postgraduate Training Pathway
The GMC-approved postgraduate training
for general internal medicine is available online.
Trainees complete either core medical training
or the acute care common stem in acute medicine (ACCS) and enter
training in general internal medicine at ST3 level.*
The JRCPTB has detailed information on
General Internal Medicine
Length of training
Trainees wishing to hold a CCT in GIM (Acute),
and so be eligible to take up a position as a Specialist in Acute
Medicine, are required to complete at least a further year of
training following successful attainment of Level 2 training.
Person specifications and qualifications
Trainees can enter specialty training in
general internal medicine (acute) at ST 3 after sucessful
attainment of level 2 core medical or acute care common stem
Person specifications, including qualification requirements for
entry to these programmes, are available online.
* This information is correct at the time
of writing. Full and accurate details of training pathways
are available from medical royal colleges, deaneries or the