run-through grade

run-through grade

A term used in the context of postgraduate education under the Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) programme. As originally envisioned, once a junior doctor began specialty training, he or she was to finish the specialty in which the training began, bypassing the mid-point selection of candidates for specialty training which had been in place in the pre-MMC (pre-2007) era. In 2008, some specialties moved away from the run-through model, and now follow an uncoupled training format.
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