Developing your career as an IMG in the UK

As an international medical graduate, understanding the career options that are available to you, will help you to navigate your medical career in the UK. Watch our video to gain knowledge and insight into the routes ahead, which will help you to make informed decisions about your career. 

Audience: International doctors
Format: Videos
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What to expect from the video

Moving to a different country to work can be both exciting and challenging.

There will be fresh opportunities for your career growth, so this video will help to know what is available to you, how you can find out more, and what you can do to best prepare yourself. 


Useful statistics

According to statistics by the GMC, about 40% of doctors practising in the UK qualified outside of the UK – UK healthcare relies on the skills, experience, knowledge, and perspectives that international medical graduates contribute to patient care. 

There are more than 60 GMC recognised specialties in the UK and many different grades and roles for doctors, depending on experience and whether you are in training or have qualified to practise independently.  


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