If you are looking to apply to CT1-level programmes in internal medicine training (IMT) and/or acute care common stem: internal medicine (ACCS-IM), this website contains detailed information to help you. This covers recruitment for all UK training programmes in these specialties. Please note that 'ACCS: internal medicine' is the updated name for 'ACCS: acute medicine' from August 2022.
The recruitment process section of the website is the home to the majority of information to help you navigate a recruitment round, including: dates & posts, eligibility criteria, planning your application, applying, interviews and offers.
In addition to the website, we produce an 'Applicants' Guide' which overviews how the process works and is a good introduction for those new to specialty recruitment; this is available to download from the document library.
You may also wish to view data from previous years, including competition ratios.
Internal medicine training
Internal medicine training replaced core medical training from August 2019. You can read more about the programme and the changes in medical specialty training on the JRCPTB website.
At present only one round of recruitment can be confirmed for programmes starting in August 2022:
- Round 1 opens for applications at 10am on Thursday 1 November and closes at 4pm on Wednesday 1 December 2021.
- Round 2 - a decision on whether a second round will be needed will be made in December, after applications for round 1 closes. The dates & posts page contains the main dates for the round, shoud it go ahead.
Stand-alone IMY3 Recruitment
Information about the recruitment process for 2022 stand-alone year 3 IMT posts has been updated. This is only open to those who have trained in a core medical training or ACCS acute medicine programme in the UK.
Go to the dedicated IMY3 recruitment section of the website for details.