MD Internal Medicine

16 June 2017

Doctors in general internal medicine (GIM) diagnose, treat and manage the care of inpatients and outpatients with acute and long-term medical conditions. The programme constitutes a combination of three years of rotational hands-on training in all the major clinical specialities (e.g. Cardiology, Acute Medicine, Stroke Medicine and Neurology and others) in a top UK hospital; alongside comprehensive development of research skills.

Students will be fully supported and encouraged to prepare and obtain the MRCP as well as producing a portfolio of research outputs suitable for publication. These will include clinical audits, systematic reviews and research papers. Students will also have the opportunity to complete specialist modules from the MSc programmes.

Benefits of the programme

  • Hands-on training in all major specialities of clinical medicine supported by named supervisors

  • Clinical training portfolios akin to the UK local training programme in partnership with RCP London

  • Opportunity to work as a junior doctor up to 20 hours a week

  • Experience in various research projects and methodologies, leading to publication/s in peer-reviewed journals

  • Opportunity to complete MRCP and MSc within this time period

  • Degree will be rewarded after successful completion of dissertation and the final examination at the end of three years


Entry Requirements

Applicants to the Clinical MD in Internal Medicine must have:

  • An MBBS or equivalent degree from an internationally recognised medical school.

  • Three years post MBBS experience including one year of internship at a hospital and must supply their Certificate of Completion.

  • Should not be any unexplained gap in their post MBBS career.

  • Should not have appeared and failed to pass the PLAB examination.

  • Must have some post graduate qualification such as MRCP part one, DNB or Diploma in their own country.

  • An IELTS score of 7.5, with a minimum of 7.0 in each section.

  • A reference letter confirming that all previous training in medicine has been in English.

  • Completed their undergraduate training and be fully registered with the Medical Council in their respective countries.

  • Two character reference letters from any member of their medical school academic staff, or from their current senior medical colleagues and consultants.

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