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The College is here to support you throughout your career to enable you to deliver the highest standards of healthcare to patients.

Our role

We help qualified doctors to pursue their careers in specialist (internal) medicine through medical examinations, education and training. We also provide resources and information to support and facilitate professional development for physicians throughout their careers.

The College helps to develop standards of medical care and training, and influences health policy. We ensure that the views and practical clinical experiences of our membership are taken into account by health policymakers throughout the UK.

Our reach

We have a strong UK and international presence with over 14,000 Fellows and Members in over 100 countries, covering 54 medical specialties and interests.

The College is governed by a Council, College Laws, Royal Charter and specific committees.

Our strategy

In 2023 the College refreshed its strategy for the period up until 2025.

Publications & Reports

We produce a number of regular publications including: