Dr Sehrish Shafiq’s Experience of Core Psychiatry Training.

MY JOURNEY IN CORE PSYCHIATRY TRAINING

I did my core training in psychiatry from August 2016 till July 2019 in North east deanery. Just a brief overview about why I chose north east, me and my husband wanted to start training at the same time in August 2016 and he wanted to go into medicine and we were told by our colleagues is that if you apply in north east there is a better chance of you getting the training together in the same deanery and we just did it. At that time, we only worked in NHS for hardly 9-10 months in total.

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Experience of Core Psychiatry Training by Dr Jennifer Rankin

My experience of Core Psychiatry Training by Dr Jen Rankin

Getting in!

I applied for Core Psych Training after completing Core Medical Training. I decided that I wanted a more family friendly and flexible working career and psychiatry appealed to me. The application form was done online and was reasonably straight forward. It was useful having completed some audits, Work Placed based Assessments and teaching during Foundation Years and CMT so I had a well rounded portfolio.

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