Clinical Academic Careers for Doctors and Dentists
In 2005, the Joint Academic Careers Subcommittee of the UKCRC and Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) recommended the development of a clear and integrated training and career pathway for medically and dentally qualified academic staff to allow them to combine research and education with a clinical career. The four UK nations have taken individual approaches to implementing the recommendations.
The Integrated Academic Training programme was developed and launched by the Academic Careers Subcommittee of MMC and the UKCRC. Since 2007, the
In Northern Ireland, a strategic group with membership from Queen’s University Belfast and the Department for Health, Social Services and
In Scotland, the UKCRC/MMC Academic Careers Subcommittee recommendations have been taken forward as the Scottish Clinical Research Excellence Development Scheme