With OVER 150 successful candidates to date, we primarily focus on The Diploma of Occupational Medicine (DOccMed), a Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) UK exam.
However, we also provide support for the Licentiate of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (LFOM), a Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians Ireland (RCPI), an internally recognised qualification in Occupational Health & Occupational Medicine.
We have improved this set of courses further, focused for 2022 exam sittings, and we can't wait to meet you all and help get you over the exam line and into the world of Occupational Medicine!
Dr Clare Fernandes is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the BBC and an Occupational Health Physician in Central London.
She is an Associate Specialist in Occupational Medicine, having completed both the DOccMed and AFOM exams in recent years.
She also received of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine Mobbs Fellowship and gained a distinction in the MSc for Occupational Medicine. More recently, she was humbled to be highly commended by the Society of Occupational Medicine in the category of '2021 Outstanding Occupational Health Practitioner'.
She wrote the book 'Questions and Answers for the Diploma in Occupational Medicine', which has previously been nominated for a BMJ Book Award.
Dr Sarwar Chowdhury is an experienced Occupational Health Physician (OHP) and the Senior Lead OHP of an NHS Occupational Health Department.
He conducts a broad variety of assessments including NHS work, Management Referrals, DVLA & Rail Medicals, Health Surveillance, Biological Monitoring, Ill Health Retirement, Drug and Alcohol screening, Clinical Governance & more...
He has vast experience in delivering training for other Health Care Professionals. He is also an Associate Specialist in Occupational Medicine having also completed the DOccMed, and more recently AFOM exams, in addition to gaining an AdvDipOccMed from Manchester University.
He is also the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) CESR Representative, and has delivered several webinars to help doctors careers in Occupational Medicine.
The Society of Occupational Medicine (SM) is the UK organisation for all healthcare professionals working in or with an interest in occupational health. It is concerned with the protection of the health of people in the workplace, the prevention of occupational injuries and disease, and related environmental issues. The SOM is a multidisciplinary professional society whose membership includes 1,800+ OH doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and technicians. SOM Patrons are Lord Blunkett, Dame Carol Black, and Sir Norman Lamb. Member benefits include paper copy of the Journal of Occupational Medicine 9x a year, monthly eNews, job and event alerts, access to Regional Groups, discounted fees to CPD events and annual conference, and networking opportunities. Find out more about membership https://www.som.org.uk/membership-information