As a student at King’s Health Partners, you have access to a wealth of knowledge and expertise across our international community and many fantastic opportunities, including a range of remote or campus-based learning and extracurricular activities.

The King’s Health Partners Learning Hub supports you with education, training and funding opportunities throughout your educational career.

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Academic Foundation Programme

The Academic Foundation Programme is a two-year training programme that forms a bridge between medical school and specialist or general practice training. This programme is for trainees who are particularly interested in exploring a career as a clinical academic. Trainees complete all the competencies of a normal foundation trainee, as well as a four-month rotation in a specialist area where the focus is on research.

There are 19 places available on the programme each year in any of the following specialty-based academic programmes: Paediatrics, Diabetes, Hepatology, Cardiovascular, Haematology, Neurosciences, Imaging, Obstetrics, Rheumatology, Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Clinical Genetics, Medical Education, Infectious Diseases, Oncology, Surgery, Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology, Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry or Neurology.

Executive Fellowship in Surgical Leadership

King’s Health Partners Academic Surgery is offering a full-year executive fellowship programme which aims to teach leadership as the process of implementing positive change in dynamic, volatile or complex environments.

The executive fellowship consists of a full-year executive fellowship programme integrated within hospitals affiliated with King’s Health Partners, including Guy’s Hospital, St. Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Delivered both in person and virtually, we have designed this programme to fit around your clinical commitments.

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King’s Health Partners Clinician Innovators Programme (CLIP)

The King’s Health Partners Clinician Innovators Programme (CLIP) brings together clinicians and engineering students to design, develop and deliver affordable, innovative technologies to improve healthcare outcomes for patients locally and globally.

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Integrated Academic Training programme

The Integrated Academic Training (IAT) programme allows clinicians in specialist training to develop academic skills at a world-class university in partnership with three leading NHS Foundation Trusts.

Trainees are recruited into two programmes – one for Academic Clinical Fellows (ACFs) and one for Clinical Lecturers (CLs). A cornerstone of the programme is a dedicated course aimed at developing skills Applied Research Methods. The course days run biannually throughout the trainees’ tenures. A poster and publications competition is held each year.

Find out more information on the King’s College London website.