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Education in practice
Sheffield Clinical Research Fellowship programme: a transferable model for UK gastroenterology
  1. Matthew Kurien1,2,
  2. Andrew Hopper2,
  3. Alan J Lobo1,2,
  4. Mark E McAlindon1,2,
  5. Reena Sidhu2,
  6. Dermot C Gleeson1,2,
  7. John M Hebden2,
  8. Kumar Basu2,
  9. Simon Panter3,
  10. Melanie Lockett4,
  11. David S Sanders1,2
  1. 1Academic Unit of Gastroenterology, Department of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
  2. 2Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK
  3. 3Department of Gastroenterology, South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust, South Tyneside District Hospital, Sheffield, UK
  4. 4Department of Gastroenterology, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Matthew Kurien, Academic Unit of Gastroenterology, Department of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2RX, UK; matthew.kurien{at}sth.nhs.uk

Abstract

Out of programme (OOP) opportunities are to be encouraged. This article gives an insightful view of the Sheffield Clinical Research Fellowship Programme. Unique trainee feedback is provided. The take home message is clear - trainees should grab OOP experiences with both hands! For consultants the logistics described are potentially transferrable to their own regions.

  • health service research
  • general practice
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  • Contributors MK and DSS created the first draft of this manuscript. All authors contributed to revising the manuscript and also gave final approval before submission. MK is the guarantor.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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