Education and careers

We are by your side from pre-med to retirement and wherever your career as a paediatrician takes you. Learn more about how we can help your development to improve child health.
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Paediatricians become full members of the RCPCH and achieve the designation MRCPCH once they have passed four separate postgraduate medical exams.
Whether you are considering a career in paediatrics, have just started your training pathway or are approaching completion, this is your guide to this specialty's training in UK.
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Paediatricians are now expected to work differently as their careers progress. Our guide provides resources to support your career, particularly after you complete your training.

Recruitment is now open for ST1 and ST2 posts. We've made some changes to help give applicants more flexibility.

Upcoming RCPCH courses

Course

Effective Educational Supervision

08 February 2019

London

This one-day course meets the General Medical Council’s requirements for educational supervisors. It explores the fundamentals of educational supervision and provides essential updates on the RCPCH Progress Curriculum and RCPCH assessments.
Course

Child Health in Low-Resource Settings (CHILS)

11 February 2019

London

This practically focused course equips clinicians to manage the most common childhood presentations in low resource settings, and gives insight into working abroad. It is for paediatric clinicians with an interest in global child health or who intend to work in low income countries.
Course

Effective Educational Supervision

22 February 2019

Liverpool

This one-day course meets the General Medical Council's requirements for educational supervisors. It explores the fundamentals of educational supervision and provides essential updates on the RCPCH Progress Curriculum and RCPCH assessments.

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