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After a doctor completes medical school and is licensed to practice medicine, the physician may pursue a rigorous 3 year training program in Internal Medicine.
The American Board of Medical Specialties recognizes Family Medicine as a distinct discipline requiring an additional three years of training for doctors who wish to become Board Certified in this field. Family Medicine doctors are usually primary care providers (PCPs) [formerly general practitioners, or GPs] for the entire family.
To become a psychiatrist, a doctor must complete a four-year, psychiatric-residency program for training in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mood, anxiety, substance-abuse and gender-identity disorders, as well as other psychological and interpersonal problems. Forensic psychiatry is a subspecialty of psychiatry, and an additional one to two years of training in the interplay of psychiatry and the legal system, including providing specialized treatment to incarcerated persons is required..