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I want to be a doctor in A&E. How do you become an A&E Doctor in the UK?
What area would i need to specialise in?
How long would that take?
Thankyou
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http://www.nhscareers.nhs.uk/explore...ency-medicine/
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(Original post by alevels2k15)
I want to be a doctor in A&E. How do you become an A&E Doctor in the UK?
What area would i need to specialise in?
How long would that take?
Thankyou
Complete med school
Complete 2 years foundation training
Apply, get accepted for and complete 3 years Acute Care Common Stem training (A&E, Acute med, Anaesthetics, ICU)
Apply, get accepted for and complete 3+ years higher specialty training in Emergency Medicine.
Pass MCEM/FCEM exams along the way
Become consultant.

More info here: http://www.collemergencymed.ac.uk/Tr...%20Information

Alternatively, realise during ACCS that anaesthetics is way cooler and switch tracks
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(Original post by Helenia)
Complete med school
Complete 2 years foundation training
Apply, get accepted for and complete 3 years Acute Care Common Stem training (A&E, Acute med, Anaesthetics, ICU)
Apply, get accepted for and complete 3+ years higher specialty training in Emergency Medicine.
Pass MCEM/FCEM exams along the way
Become consultant.

More info here: http://www.collemergencymed.ac.uk/Tr...%20Information

Alternatively, realise during ACCS that anaesthetics is way cooler and switch tracks
Are the MCEM/FCEM exams to become a consultant?
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Are the MCEM/FCEM exams to become a consultant?
They're taken during specialty training, I'm afraid I don't know exactly which parts need to be completed at which stages of training but I'm sure the information is on the CEM website.
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