Internal Medical TrainingForms the first stage of specialty training for most doctors training in physicianly specialties and will prepare trainees for participating in the acute medical take at a senior level and managing patients with acute and chronic medical problems in outpatient and inpatient settings. Medicine Home
Internal Medicine Training (IMT)
All IMT trainees have a dedicated clinical supervisor who delivers individually tailored local weekly teaching sessions and is adept in clinical teaching and appraisal. All trainees are exposed to acute medical takes to ensure complete coverage of the IMT curriculum.
Our IMT trainees have the opportunity to rotate through the following specialities:
- Acute Medicine (AMU)
- Clinical Haematology
- Endocrinology and Diabetes
- Geriatric Medicine
- Geriatric Medicine Community
- Geriatric Medicine Palliative Care
- Intensive Care Medicine
- Stroke Medicine
More details about these posts can be found on the relevant specialty page
The training programme has been split into two groups which follow different pathways:
Group 1 – is dual training with internal medicine
Group 2 is a single CCT programme
|Group 1 specialties||Group 2 specialties|
|Acute Internal Medicine||Allergy|
|Cardiology||Audio vestibular Medicine|
|Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics||Aviation & Space Medicine|
|Endocrinology & Diabetes Mellitus||Clinical Genetics|
|Infectious Diseases (except when dual with Medical Microbiology or Virology)||Immunology|
|Neurology||Infectious Diseases (when dual with Medical Microbiology or Virology)|
|Palliative Medicine||Medical Oncology|
|Renal Medicine||Medical Ophthalmology|
|Respiratory Medicine||Nuclear Medicine|
|Sport and Exercise Medicine|
Education and Clinical Teams
Dr Monira Rahman
Dr Monira Rahman has been a Gastroenterology Consultant at SaSH since September 2016. Her main interests are Inflammatory bowel disease and Education. She qualified in medicine from St. Bart’s Hospital medical school with an Intercalated BSc degree in Pharmacology from King’s College London. She undertook Gastroenterology and G(I)M specialist training split between Oxford and South London deaneries and spent time as a Clinical Research Fellow at Oxford University.
She has 2 daughters and enjoys running, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr Ben Field
He is passionate about patient engagement and the delivery of safe high quality care. He values the opportunity to hear from the people we care for and to ensure that their views are heard. He is a strong advocate of patient involvement in continuing to develop and improve the services we provide.
Dr Mearns is a member of the SASH executive committee and an active member of the transformation guiding team. He is also a senior associate at the Nuffield Trust.