I am very proud to be clinical academic lead for Health Education England North East (HEE NE).  We have a fantastic track record of supporting academic excellence across a variety of our programmes.  We absolutely     support the development of academic excellence from our Academic Foundation Programme right the way through to our support for external fellowships.  We hugely value our partnerships with Newcastle University along with other partners such as the Comprehensive Research Network.  We are also looking to work in partnership with our colleagues across the whole North geography of HEE.

We pride ourselves on the fact that our academic training programmes are flexible. This allows us to deliver a balance between research and clinical training that is tailored to your individual needs.

Our programmes are extremely supportive, with dedicated staff that you will get to know very well. There is a network of academic trainees at all levels of training which means that when you come to the northern region - you become part of a family.

The importance of academic medicine should never be underestimated and I am frequently humbled when I hear of some of the fantastic research that our trainees get involved with.  I am personally very passionate about ensuring support for all trainees that have a potential interest in research and scholarship: particularly those that realise this later in their training.

I am more than happy to be contacted at any stage if anyone wishes to discuss available opportunities in this wonderful region.

Director of Specialty and Clinical Academic Lead




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