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Sundaram Medical Foundation is a leading Post Graduate teaching hospital
with State-of-the-art facilities, located in Chennai.

Membership of the Royal College Emergency Medicine

The Emergency Department at SMF is also an academic center, gives you an opportunity to prepare yourself for an exciting career in the field of Emergency Medicine! Staffed by qualified emergency physicians & trained nurses. Giving a wide & supervised exposure to all emergency cases, the department is the right place for an aspiring doctor to transform into an emergency physician. SMF offers a three year residency training program in Emergency Medicine enabling one to gain the reputed MRCEM (UK) qualification.

Successful completion of the program and all three parts of the examination will result in being awarded the MRCEM(UK) degree. This gives the opportunity, to practice as a qualified Emergency Physician, both in India and abroad. The MRCEM (Membership of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine – UK) is an internationally recognized certification given by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, United Kingdom. A successful candidate can then register with the GMC at UK without need for writing PLAB. Many of our alumni are pursuing careers in UK, as either staff or trainees for FRCEM. MRCEM is officially recognized by the MCI as a postgraduate degree.

SMF also runs a 3-year B.Sc. AECT course for emergency paramedics and a 3 year primary DNB (National Board) PG program in Emergency Medicine for doctors.

Required Examinations for the Award of Membership of Royal College of Emergency Medicine (UK) (MRCEM)

1) FRCEM Primary (formerly MRCEM Part A)

The FRCEM Primary examination consist of a 3 hour multiple choice question paper, of 180 single best answer questions (SBAQ).

2) FRCEM Intermediate SAQ (formerly MRCEM Part B)

The FRCEM Intermediate SAQ, is a Short Answer Question Paper comprising of a 3 hour paper of 60 questions for three marks each.

3) MRCEM OSCE (formerly MRCEM Part C)

The MRCEM Objective Structure Clinical Examination (OSCE) is Practical exam comprising of 18 stations. Assesses Clinical Knowledge, Psychomotor Ability, Communication Skills, Professional Behavior and Decision-making capacity.

The 36 month full time training program provides:

  • 36 month full time rotations in emergency medicine & allied specialities
  • Hands-on training in lifesaving skills with interactive teaching sessions
  • Regular classes, journal club, clinical forum and audits
  • Support for clinical research and presentations at conferences
  • Continuous supervision and mentoring by qualified EM faculty

Eligibility to join: MBBS with MCI registration

Fees:  80,000 per year.

Stipend: Monthly stipend will be paid to MRCEM PG's on par with DNB postgraduates as recommended by the National Board Examinations.

Entrance Exam for Ninth batch: July 2019 (exact date will be decided and informed in June 2019)

Venue: Sundaram Medical Foundation. 

Candidates will be tested in applied basic science, ACLS & Clinical Emergency Medicine.

To apply: Send your resume with recent photo, certificate copies and TN MCI registration number to  drwaseem@smfhospital.org

Last Date to apply for 2019 intake batch is 1st July 2019

Please feel free to contact us, in case of further queries.

  • Dr.M.Waseem Ahmed MD MRCEM
  • Consultant & Head
  • Emergency Department
  • Sundaram Medical Foundation
  • Shanthi Colony, Anna Nagar,
  • Chennai - 600 040
  • drwaseem@smfhospital.org
  • +91 44 2614 4444
  • +91 44 2620 2233


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SMF is a community centered hospital which provides health-care service delivery with a team of highly qualified full-time doctors, backed up by residents, junior doctors, nurses & other paramedical personnel.


Sundaram Medical Foundation was established in 1990 by Dr.S.Rangarajan with the help of M/s Sundaram Finance Group of Companies as a Community Centred hospital,following the best tradition of medical service. Dr.Rangarajan’s vision was to provide Quality Health care which is cost–effective and community centred. Today SMF is a multispecialty hospital with state-of-the-art health care facilities providing services to New Born to Nineties under one roof.

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