Posts Tagged ‘Academic medicine’

Decline in clinical academics will compromise NHS’ ability to improve quality

The Medical Schools Council report is worrying and bears out the feedback from our trainee members. They tell us that there is a shortage of Clinical Se...

Fall in senior clinical academic staff is worrying medical schools

The Medical Schools Council is concerned over the falling number of clinical academic staff, as revealed by a recent workforce survey. The survey shows ...

Numbers of clinical academics continue decline

There has been modest growth in clinical academic professors and lecturers to the highest recorded number, a survey finds. The annual survey of Staffing ...

Enhance academic training programmes for doctors

Clinical academics are essential for the continued growth of UK healthcare. Combining research and teaching with clinical service allows clinical academic...

Why do academics dominate the higher CEAs?

Since Clinical Excellence Awards (CEAs) were introduced, in 2003, many of discrepancies within the doctors' awards scheme have been addressed and rectified...

Let’s reverse the decline of academic medicine

Professor Michael Rees, co-chair of the BMA’s medical academic staff committee, addressed the Conference of Medical Academic Representatives earlier toda...