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).
As part of Avon’s Fellowship programme we can provide three years support for two clinically qualified professionals to undertake a PhD in breast cancer research at the Breakthrough Research Centre, commencing between September 2013 and March 2014.
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.