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UK Internship & Foundation Years

Before you can any kind of specialty training in the UK, you’ll need 24 months of clinical experience. This typically includes an internship year plus an additional 12 months experience after internship. In the UK, these 2 years are called Foundation Years, and IMGs can apply for one or both years. 

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