This highly prestigious internship programme 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:
More information on the scheme is available on the HEE website Clinical-academic-training-programme.
We have now recruited to all 27 places that were available with interns from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Central Manchester Foundation Trust, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS FT, City Hospitals Sunderland, Blackpool Teaching Hospital NHS FT and more. Professions include; Physiotherapist, Neonatal Nurse, CT Radiographer, Drama therapist, Occupational Therapist.
Check back early 2017 for details of how to apply for 2017/2018.
The 2015/16 programme was open to an additional 1o candidates, giving this unique internship opportunity to 25 candidates. Following a series of interviews in September, 25 successful candidates were awarded the prestigious HEE Clinical Academic Research Internship. The 2015/16 programme which formally began in January 2016 will run over the following 6 months.
The programme will consist of 3 residentials to be held in;
Upon completion, the cohort of interns will present at the annual Let’s Talk Research Conference 2016. We will keep you up to date with developments throughout 2016!
Interviews for candidates were conducted in December 2014 and 15 internships were awarded. The candidates then embarked on the training programme which rand over 6 months from January to July 2015.