PLAB vs MRCP vs USMLE

Which path should I take?PLAB?MRCP/MRCS?USMLE?I heard post-graduation in the US is easier than UK!

A lot of questions pop up when you've made the decision to go abroad. That is the first big step. Once it's taken, the road to success will slowly materialize. This is where the knowledge about the outcomes of different paths is crucial. So find your calling and stick . . .

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Nura Ibrahim
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Nura Ibrahim

Hi, please I done MRCP part 1 and 2, currently preparing for my PACES but outside the UK.
After being successful inshaALLAH, how do I get to UK, are there specific recruiter for non UK resident with such qualifications. How do get a training job also.
Thanks

Ibrahim Ivan
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Ibrahim Ivan

You need to get GMC registered first. With your MRCP, an accepted PG qualification, you can get registered by opening a GMC online account and getting your required score in IELTS/OET. Also you will need to get your Medical diploma and MRCP EPIC verified before you can apply for GMC… Read more »

Aakash
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Aakash

Hello, I am a recent Medical graduate from India. i had a question regarding MRCP. Can a MBBS doctor apply for MRCP exams ? You mentioned that for certain parts of the MRCP exam, you need to have work experience ; so does that mean a recent Medical school graduate… Read more »

anita anita
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anita anita

Hi.I graduated from med school in Iran about a year ago now I’m in my 2 years of compulsory placement(which we have to work for the government for 2 years as a GP)I am also fully registered with our medical council. Regarding this sentence you mentioned “Now if you want… Read more »

anita anita
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anita anita

so no need of GMC registration before taking MRCP?
after passing MRCP and IELTS then getting full GMC registration can I start speciality training?without any work experience in UK?then why hasn’t it mentioned on the diagrams?

Topdoc
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Topdoc

Thank you for providing insight into working in the UK as a doctor. Do I need the specified ‘acceptable postgraduate qualification'(fellowship of West African college of pediatrics) to enter for MTI in pediatrics? I am in Nigeria and presently am a member of the National postgraduate medical college of Nigeria.… Read more »

sahab
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sahab

dear anita,would you contact me on telegram : @sahab_d , since we are on the same page and i intend to take the exames(MRCP).i am iranian.

Siddesh
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Siddesh

Is the pathway essentially same for MRCOG ? If no , can you please suggest few useful blogs for the same ?

Hamou
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Hamou

Hello, I’m an Algerian medical student, currently enrolled in a 12 months Internship which Is liste as our 7th year of studies to gain a medical degree. It follows 6 years of theorical studies at med school. Knowing that I will only get my diploma at the end of this… Read more »

nikhilmehra
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nikhilmehra

Hi. I am a paediatrician in India. I want to migrate to the UK for work. Can I apply for GMC registration after clearing MRCPCH? Or do I have to clear PLAB as well?

Ashra
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Ashra

Hi I’m an infectious disease in the us board certified internal medicine and ID looking to move to the UK. Ant suggestions?

Viswanath
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Viswanath

Hello Sir, I am a practicing Peadiatrician in India . I am a M.D. in peadiatrics. How do I go about the MRCP course

S bh
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S bh

If I want to a consultant in internal medicine in uk can I give mrcp from india and do cmt training in uk and get a cct post?

wizvig
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wizvig

respected doctor , I am right now working in department of public health India as a medical officer after my internship . I want to do surgery , is that possible in UK ?

faisal
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faisal

Hello,infinite thanks for your approaches. I want to know about mrcs. Does it follow the same protocol like mrcp?

Amal shabir
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Amal shabir

Hello is mrcs ophthalmology valid just like mrcp or not?

AHMED AMEEN
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AHMED AMEEN

Greeting dear Madam/Sir
I am asking about mrcpath/membership of royal college of pathology part one is it treated the same way as mrcp
Is it considered as diploma.

utsav.soni
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utsav.soni

Hello,
I have completed my MBBS in 2014 and have been working since that time.
Now, I intend to be a consultant in the UK. What pathway should I choose? MRCP or PLAB?
I have enough experience in the fields of my choice.

Swati Jha
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Swati Jha

hi. i have completed MD Paediatrics in India and cleared all 3 parts of mrcpch and ielts. GMC registration is pending. i would like to know what post will i be getting in UK at the start of my practise. i would be offered specialty training right? is there any… Read more »

Wutyi
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Wutyi

Hello
I have 5 year working experience after internship home(outside UK).
I have passed MRCP 2 written , not PACES yet.
My goal is to become a specialist in UK.
So after OET, can I apply non training job ? Is it easier to get job and full GMC registration without PACES?)

tanvirprabhu
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tanvirprabhu

Can u please explain all d different steps required to become a consultant in histopathology? Do we have to take mrcp for it? Also what are the chances of an img to get histopathology?

Shilpa Rajan
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Shilpa Rajan

Hi. I am currently doing my internship in India. I would like to work as a psychiatrist in the UK . Would it be better if I take plab or would it be better if I take mrcpsych directly??

Christian Linares
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Christian Linares

Is there any evidence to establish equivalency, if any, between USMLE and MRCP?

Samira Afrin
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Samira Afrin

Thanks for the informative article. I would like to ask how hard is it for an IMG to get into surgical training in the UK for Neurosurgery. Are the chances next to impossible or is there any hope for an IMG?

G R
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G R

hi suppose if i complete all 3 steps of mrcp and get gmc registered then how do i get into speciality training like internal medicine?

amdad islam
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amdad islam

mrcs

sravanthi sangana
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sravanthi sangana

Hi..i have done DNB anaesthesia in INDIA..wanted to work in UK..can you suggest me best options in the same branch and also if i wanted to go to different branch..what are the best possible options and suggestions for me..can you please guide..

Nripesh Sadasukhi
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Nripesh Sadasukhi

I am a urologist in India.i want to apply for fellowship in UK.what exam I need to clear and what is the procedure.

Fahim Hasan
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Fahim Hasan

Hi! Thanks for your helpful post. I want to know one thing, which countries (except UK) can I migrate to if I passed MRCP? Is there any way to go to Australia with MRCP without passing AMC totally/partially? What other countries recognize MRCP? Thanks.

Pranabashish BANERJEE
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Pranabashish BANERJEE

Is IELTS absolutely essential for doing any fellowship or applying for any job in UK? I passed my MRCS in 2011 and i am an ENT Surgeon.
Plz give your opinion
Warm regards
DR.PRANABASHISH BANERJEE
MS, MRCS

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