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  • Enhanced induction programme for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) – those whose primary medical qualification is from out with UK.

  • Running since 2015.

  • Opportunity to explore strengths and weaknesses.

  • Gain insight into the predictors of success.

  • Shared learning experience for trainee and educational supervisor attending together to build the foundation of a supportive relationship.


  • All IMGs commencing GP training in Scotland are invited to attend.

  • Sessions facilitated by an experienced panel of facilitators and MRCGP examiners from across the Scotland deanery.


  • Differential attainment is a key priority for the General Medical Council (GMC), Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and the Scotland deanery.

  • Targeted early interventions recommended to address differential attainment.



  • Run twice a year for February and August start trainees in ST1

  • We are now moving to a hybrid model, with 2 full day sessions.

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