Aster Medcity witnessed the graduation of their first batch of Core medical trainees (CMT) on 24th June 2020. Core medical training (now called Internal Medicine training stage 1) is the United Kingdom’s post graduate training programme in the field of Internal medicine. Aster Medcity is the first centre outside the European Union and the second centre outside the UK to be level 3 accredited (equivalent to training in the UK) by the Joint Royal College Physicians training Board (JRCPTB). The function was attended remotely by the International director of the JRCPTB Professor Dr. David Black, Chairman and Managing director of Aster DM Healthcare Dr. Azad Moopen, and the CEO of aster group of hospitals Dr. Harish Pillai, along with CEO com Jolson Kavalakkat cms Dr T R John Director of academics Dr V N Unni training programme director Dr. Geetha Philips and other senior faculty. The event conducted with social distancing and all necessary precautions saw the 11 trainees graduating on course to pursue higher specialty training (HST) in the UK. Dr. Balram Rathish was awarded the excellence in academics award among the passing out trainees. Dr. Faiz Mukthar and Dr. Ummer Ettu Veettil have already secured placements for HST at Cambridge and Cardiff university respectively in the UK.