Appraisal and Revalidation

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK (FSEM) provides an appraisal and revalidation service for its Fellows and Members which is compliant with the requirements of the GMC’s Good medical practice framework for appraisal and revalidation of doctors practicing in the UK.

FSEM appraisal service supports doctors and consultants whose commitment in Sport and Exercise Medicine is greater than 50% of their work and their Responsible Officer (RO) has agreed that they can have a Faculty appraisal.

FSEM appraisal and revalidation service supports doctors and consultants who do not have a prescribed connection to a Designated Body or are not already part of an NHS appraisal system. The Faculty has appointed a Suitable Person for Members and Fellows.


To enquire about the Faculty’s appraisal and revalidation service contact or telephone 0131 603 4060.

Find further information about becoming a member of the FSEM on our membership page.

AoMRC Guidance on Reflective Practice

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, together with the UK Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans (COPMeD), the General Medical Council (GMC), and the Medical Schools Council, has produced guidance and a toolkit to support medical students, doctors in training and doctors engaging in revalidation to reflect on their practice.

The Reflective Practitioner Guidance & Toolkit

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

FSEM awards CPD credits for Sport and Exercise Medicine related courses, events and conferences.

Diplomate Members

Doctors, allied health professionals and others who have passed the Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine examination are eligible to apply for Diplomate Membership of the Faculty.

Out of the Blocks

Out of the Blocks is a Faculty initiative created by SEM consultants to support consultants in the first 5 years of practice.

FSEM Position Statements

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