Physician trainer resources

We have designed as a resource toolkit for those who train physicians as part of a postgraduate curriculum. This includes both those who have named roles, as well as other supervising clinicians who wish to know more about supervision particularly linked to the new physicianly curricula.

Webinar: New curricula for group 1 specialties and internal medicine 


A captioned version of the recording is available on RCP Player.

Physician trainer series

This series of bitesize videos have been produced to support those who are supervising trainees on the new curricula. Whilst these videos are not designed to replace standardised training for those who hold named roles as defined by the GMC’s Promoting excellence: standards for medical education and training document, they are intended to support the ongoing development of physician trainers' knowledge.


    General information

    This section contains a number of resources designed to further support the practice of physician trainers:

    Internal Medicine

    This section contains specific resources for internal medicine training:

    Internal Medicine elearning programme

    A new elearning programme has been developed for internal medicine training (IMT) trainees and trainers by Health Education England (HEE), elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh), the Severn Deanery and the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board. The programme includes new sessions on delivering outpatient care and outpatient training, applicable to many training programmes, but primarily aimed at internal medicine trainers and trainees.

      Educational supervisor report

      Please see below for an example of an education supervisor report for a trainee in their second year of internal medicine (IMY2). Please also see the elearning resource highlighted above.

      Example ES report for IMY2

      General information

      Gap analysis of standalone IMY3 trainees

      These resources are designed to specifically support Educational Supervisors to conduct gap analysis of learning needs for IMY3 standalone posts:


      These resources are designed to support the induction of trainees, and includes an induction checklist as well as an Internal Medicine Trainee work schedule: