Become a PACES Examiner
The three Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom require experienced clinicians to become examiners and assess candidates undergoing the MRCP(UK) Part 2 Clinical Examination (PACES).
To be eligible for PACES examining in the UK, you must:
- be a Fellow of one of the three Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK
- use the skills assessed in PACES as part of their routine clinical activity
- have evidence of an interest or regular participation in educational activities
- be up-to-date with your employer’s equality and diversity training and CPD
- be engaged in the supervision and training of junior doctors in Core Medical Training
- be subject to a formal appraisal process in your current post.
To become a PACES Examiner you must:
- carry out examining duties or examine at least 30 candidates per annum (averaged over 2 years) i.e. a minimum of 2/3 days examining per year
- refresh your examiner training if you are unable to take part in the required number of cycles over 2 years.
If you are interested in becoming a PACES Examiner you can apply to one College only. Please note that if successful in your application, you may be asked by your parent College to examine at centres run by any of the three Royal Colleges of Physicians.
To apply download the form, complete and return it to the college you wish to be a PACES Examiner for:
MRCP(UK) PACES Examiner Application 2013.pdf
If you would like to learn more about PACES examining please contact the PACES office.