Edinburgh Clinical Academic Track (ECAT)

ECAT-I:  Wellcome Trust PhD Programme for Health Professionals

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ECAT is a flagship Wellcome PhD programme for medical & veterinary clinicians who have demonstrated the potential to pursue a career as an academic clinician

The TRACC (to Train and Retain Academic Cancer Clinicians) programme enables clinicians who have already completed their medical degree to develop an academic career and obtain a PhD degree

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Find out more about the world-class research centres where you can undertake your PhD

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Meet the team

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Find out more about ECAT events

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This section provides lots of helpful information, including invaluable advice from some of our ECAT fellows

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Information on training structures in Scotland and England

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SCREDS lectureships provide an integrated training and career development pathway enabling clinicians to pursue concurrently or sequentially academic and clinical training within the NHS

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The SE Scotland academic foundation programme offers opportunities to work alongside clinical academics and scientists undertaking world class research in Edinburgh