Clinical academic training
The highly prestigious internship programme funded by Health Education England is seen as the first step for healthcare professionals interested in developing a clinical academic career.
The fully funded internships provide the opportunity for healthcare professionals to spend 30 days in a research environment learning more about what is involved in health research and a further 8 days taking part in an educational programme.
The internships are open to registered Health Professionals working in the NHS in England and aim to:
- increase understanding of what it means to be involved in clinical academic research
- develop research skills and expertise
- enhance ability to become a research champion within a clinical setting
- inform decisions about progressing further in a clinical academic career