What is CESR?
The CESR, or Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration, is the route to specialist registration for doctors who have not completed a GMC-approved programme but who are able to demonstrate that their specialist training, qualifications and experience are equivalent to the requirements for the award of the CCT in the UK. CESR holders can apply for substantive consultant posts in the UK.
Who’s eligible to apply for a CESR?
To be eligible to apply for a CESR, you must have either undertaken specialist training for a minimum period which varies according to speciality you are applying for.