Integrated Clinical Academic Careers for Health Professionals

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Integrated Clinical Academic Careers for Health Professionals

The Faculty of Medicine and Health (FMH) is committed to developing our clinical academics in nurses, midwifery, allied health professions, pharmacy and health care scientists.

Our academic training pathway provides outstanding opportunities to undertake research training, including opportunities to develop your career at the cutting-edge of clinical healthcare research, along with clinical activities

ICA Pathway Overview

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Training events and Seminars

The Leeds NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) hosts a seminar series to support people who are interested in pursuing an academic career. Subjects that have been included in the programme are: preparation advice for fellowship interviews, developing a good research question and how to incorporate PPIE into your research. In addition to fellowship application submission advice, we have added sessions to help build your confidence address imposter syndrome

Everyone is welcome to attend. The 2021/22 programme can be found on our site.

If you are interested in attending a presentation please contact: Dr Carole Burnett.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Research Strengths

Our high-impact research has real influence, covering all major healthcare disciplines. Our team is at the cutting edge of development in critical global challenges working with partners to deliver a positive impact on global health. The Faculty brings together a vibrant community of academics, driven by an ambition to transform health through high-quality research which has societal impact. We have a strong track record in applied health, health services and translational research the following areas:

  • Long-term conditions and multi-morbidity
  • Quality and safety of care
  • Mental Health
  • Health technology and digital interventions
  • Health inequalities