Opportunities for clinically qualified trainees
A day release programme for medically qualified candidates who intend to pursue a professional career in the field of clinical or medical oncology.
For those wishing to follow a clinical academic training path the opportunities are listed below in the order that they would be undertaken.
The ICR and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust have a number of National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Academic Clinical Fellowships available as part of the NIHR Integrated Academic Training Programme. These are three-year posts for clinicians in the early stages of specialty training and provide trainees with 25 per cent protected time for research training.
Clinically-qualified trainees can register for either a two-year MD(Res).
NIHR Academic Clinical Lectureships (ACLs) are aimed at those who are advanced in their specialty training, have completed a research degree and show outstanding potential for continuing a career in academic medicine. ACLs spend 50 per cent of their time undertaking specialist clinical training and 50 per cent undertaking research training.