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Postgraduate Specialist Training

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Training doctors to become world-class specialists is at the heart of what we do in the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Our training programmes will help you develop the clinical, communication, management and interpersonal skills you need for delivering world-class patient care.

Our faculties and institutes are accredited by the Medical Council of Ireland as the national training bodies for

  • Internal Medicine 
  • Occupational Medicine 
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Pathology
  • Paediatrics 
  • Public Health Medicine

When you choose to train with us, we will help you develop the advanced skills and knowledge required for practising independently as a specialist and leading a clinical team. Simply put, our training programmes set you on the path to your first consultant post.