Medicine

A career as a consultant in general internal medicine is varied, challenging, and rewarding. Consultants in medicine manage a wide range of acute and long-term medical conditions and symptoms. They are experts in diagnostic reasoning, dealing with uncertainty, and managing comorbidities. Consultants specialising in general internal medicine need expert knowledge of a wide range of common acute disorders and often have to manage seriously ill patients with undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes. Sub-specialisation in general medicine is in one of the following areas:

  • Acute medicine
  • Cardiology and the Cardiovascular system
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Genio-urinary medicine
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Haematology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Intensive Care
  • Medical Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Physical Symptoms in absence of organice disease
  • Psychiatry
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Renal Medicine
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Rheumatology