Dept of Emergency Medicine at Aster MIMS, Calicut, launches India’s first International Emergency Medicine Training FRCEM+MBA Program

Posted on : Jan 29, 2022


The Fellowship of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (FRCEM) is a postgraduate award by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine to specialists in Emergency Medicine
Aster MIMS Hospital, Calicut often referred to as the pioneers in the field of emergency medicine in India, has added another feather to its hat by launching the first of its kind Indo-UK 2+3-year International Emergency Medicine Training Program, in association with one of the most globally recognized emergency medicine courses at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, a reputed medical university in England. 

Under the aegis of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, the 5-year FRCEM training program is designed, mentored, monitored, and delivered by BAPIO (British Association of Physicians Indian Origin) and BTA (British Training Academy). Aster Hospitals are accredited by the BTA for Indo-UK Training Programs. The program (2+3 years) which is open to MBBS graduates only, constitutes course-related study facilities that are available at Aster Hospitals in India for the initial two years. Post the two years, medical students would have access to district and tertiary hospitals in the UK for the next three years.

Students will receive a FRCEM degree upon completion of their studies.  The degree is recognized globally as well as by the NMC (National Medical Commission) of India. The program will further bestow the students with excellent employment opportunities in India and abroad. The candidates will also hold an MBA degree from the University of South Wales in addition to the medical degree which will help them enhance their overall knowledge and explore other career opportunities.