Graduate Diploma Family Medicine (GDFM)

​The GDFM is a structured training programme for Family Physicians in Singapore. It is jointly organised by the College of Family Physicians Singapore (CFPS) and the Division of Graduate Medical Studies (DGMS).

Aims and Objective
GDFM is to provide a comprehensive and structured training programme for doctors working in primary care so that they can practice Family Medicine at an enhanced level, catering to the healthcare needs of the child, the adolescent, the adult and the elderly.

Candidate must possess the following to be eligible to register for the GDFM programme:
  • A basic degree of the MBBS or equivalent qualification registered with the Singapore Medical Council (SMC)
  • Full or Conditional registration with the SMC; temporary registered practitioners must support their applications with a letter of recommendation from their HOD. Provisional registration doctors are noteligible to apply.
  • Must fulfill CME requirements
  • Must have 1 full year working experience in Singapore at point of course registration
  • Must hold a current and valid practicing certificate
  • Must have at least 20 active clinical hours per week

Application for GDFM
GDFM course registration opens in April each year. Commencement of the programme is in June/July each year. Application for GDFM is open for 1 month. Application form can be downloaded from College website when the registration starts. Candidates will fill up the application form and post the application or personally hand the application form together with a payment cheque to College. 

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