Query about dual speciality

Hey there!
I want to know that if someone does an IMT for 3 years and then opts for a group 1 speciality eg. Infectious diseases. By the end of his training, will he be an infectious diseases specialist only or will he have double specialisations in internal medicine+ infectious diseases?
Please respond.
Thanks in advance

Hello @NafeesAhmad,

Higher training in ID can be done in several flavours.

  1. If you do it with IMT stage 1 training (3 years) and then ID with IMT Stage 2 training (combined 4 years) - you are looking at dual accreditation in ID and General Medicine.
  2. If you do it with IMT stage 1 training (2 years) and then ID with Medical Microbiology/Virology - you are also looking at dual accreditation in ID and microbiology/virology.

Please refer to this amazing article here The complete guide to becoming an ID Doctor.

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