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International Medical Graduate Course

Course/Event Date: Friday, October 6, 2023

Course/Event Duration: 1 Day

Course/Event Description

This course is aimed at international medical graduates who have recently joined or are planning to join soon the NHS, by providing guidance and assistance as they adapt to the culture, ethics and practices in a UK health setting as well as advice on training progression.

We are currently developing the programme but the areas that will be covered on the day include

  • The NHS and it’s different facets
    •  Introduction to NHS; GMC registration; UK postgraduate training; career progression; training progression
  • Inclusivity and Diversity
    • equality and diversity, how to handle incivility and discrimination; GMC guidance - referrals to GMC
  • Communication
    • making written and verbal referrals; complaints and conflicts; language issues and dialects
  • Your story is my story
    • .. shared stores of transition from IMG trainees - top tips; CESR pathway

Dr Ishwinder Thethy
Chair, Organising Committee

Members of Organising Committee
Dr Dorothy Armstrong
Dr Ganesh Arunagirinathan
Dr Kerri Baker
Dr Mennah Elwan
Dr Lynne Meekison
Ms Ninette Premdas
Professor Mala Rao
Dr Marion Slater
Dr Goran Zangana

Event Delivery

Attendance options

This event will be run as a hybrid event, with the option to attend the event in-person at the College, or to view online from home.  Please note that there will be a mix of speakers presenting from the College and online via web-link. 

This event gives delegates the opportunity to watch the presentations live, or at their convenience for up to 28 days following the original broadcast.  Please note that talks will be available to view on-demand by the second working day after the live event.  Delegates can continue to register for on-demand access only, after the live event has taken place.  

Please note that access closes 28 days after the original broadcast, not after the point of booking.

Course/Event Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 11 Queen Street, Hybrid, EH2 1JQ

This course is targeted at the following specialty Groupings:

  • Anaesthesia - Intensive Care & Emergency Medicine
  • Diagnostics
  • Medicine
  • Mental Health
  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics
  • GP - Public Health & Occupational Medicine
  • Foundation Programme Board
  • Other Courses

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