Health Education England (HEE), the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), UK medical schools and their NHS partners have worked together to help develop career pathways for clinicians interested in pursuing an academic career.

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What is a clinical academic?

A clinical academic is a clinically qualified medical researcher who is involved in making scientific discoveries which translate into a greater understanding of human health and disease. Clinical academics contribute to the development of new treatment paradigms. They are also involved in teaching and mentoring clinicians who are interested in developing an academic career track.

Health Education England, NIHR and UK medical schools have worked in partnership to develop pathways to help trainees in fostering their academic career.

Why choose St George's for clinical work?

What it's like to be a clinical academic

Read more about the clinical academic training programmes we offer, or read accounts from St George's clinical academics below.

Contact us

To learn more about academic training at St George's, contact us. We'll endeavour to answer your questions about training programmes, becoming a supervisor, claiming expenses or any other issue. 

Last Updated: Thursday, 07 February 2019 10:25