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Membership of the Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (MFFLM)

 


The MFFLM examination consists of two parts, 1 and 2.


The MFFLM examination is set at a similar standard to membership examinations of other Royal Colleges and Faculties, e.g. MRCP, MRCGP, MRCPsych.


MFFLM Part 1 Examination

The next exam is on Friday 11 October 2019, at the Royal College of Physicians.

For fee and diary information please click here.

Please note that success in the Part 1 MFFLM exam makes candidates eligible to have the postnominal DLM after their names. For more information about the DLM exam, please visit this page: https://www.fflm.ac.uk/exams/dlm/.


MFFLM Part 2 Examination

Information about the March 2020 exams is below:

Thursday 12 March: MLA OSPE exam, at St Thomas’s Hospital;

Friday 13 March: SAQ exam at One Park Crescent, and

Saturday 14 March: OSCE exam, at St Thomas’s Hospital.


Please note that an additional module, 7 The Medical Witness, has been added to the Part 2 MFFLM (GFM) examination syllabus.

You can find the Regulations document on this page (please see pages 42 and 43).


Please see further information on the right-hand side of this page, under More Information. It is essential that candidates read the Regulations before applying for the exam.

Kindly note the reading list is to assist in developing knowledge about relevant topics and is not the syllabus for the examination. The syllabus can be found in the Regulations document.

The application form and the payment links always appear on the Exams page when the application period is open.


NB: FFLM has agreed to recommend that all practising forensic physicians should be trained to Immediate Life Support standard rather than Basic Life Support as previously and a current certificate of the former will be required by candidates undertaking Part 2 of MFFLM (GFM and SOM).


E-Learning

The FFLM has developed online learning resources to help professionals further their training in forensic and legal medicine as well as to help prepare candidates for FFLM examinations. Click here to find out more.