Core Specialist Training (CSTEM)

How to apply

All applicants for the CSTEM programme at RCSI must:

  • Submit a fully completed online application providing all supporting documentation & 2 x referee requests submitted and returned via the online application.
  • Submit evidence to prove eligibility and commencement of registration on either the general or trainee division of the Irish Medical Council.
  • Be able to communicate clearly with patients and colleagues – details of which are outlined in the HSE's English language requirements.
  • Familiarise themselves with the allocation of places 2022 document.

Applications for the Core Specialist Training Programme in Emergency Medicine 2022 intake are now open and will close on 18 November 2021 at 5pm.

Eligibility for IMC Registration Guidance PDF | 666.7 KB HSE English Language Requirements PDF | 506.3 KB Guidance on Allocation of Training Places to EM PDF | 852.5 KB Apply now

The interviews will take place on an assigned date in February 2022 with specified time/times for each candidate. The interview may take place in a specified location or embassy locations for all stakeholders.  The interview will likely take the form of a face to face process in February 2022 but the process may be subject to change due to situational and or advisories from public health officials and ISPTC /RCSI.

A step-by-step guide on how to apply is available below.

Online guidance video

For further information on CSTEM, please contact us at cstem@rcsi.ie.

We also recommend you visit our portal EMNow for access to policies, procedures and guidelines relating to training and trainee support.