Route 1 – Pharmaceutical Medicine Specialty Training
A pharmaceutical physician will be awarded a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) by the GMC and gain entry in the specialist register for pharmaceutical medicine after:
- completing the Pharmaceutical Medicine Specialty Training programme; and
- the GMC receives a recommendation from the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB) that they are eligible for the CCT.
Route 2 – Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration
This route is for a pharmaceutical physician who wants to gain entry in the specialist registration based on their experience and equivalent knowledge and capabilities to a pharmaceutical physician who has been awarded the CCT.
The pharmaceutical physician must send a CESR application to the GMC together with a portfolio of evidence mapped to the specialty specific guidance (SSG) for pharmaceutical medicine.
Visit the GMC’s CESR webpage for extensive guidance on the application process and collating evidence.