Getting into Academic Medicine provides a comprehensive yet accessible guide for all doctors who are training to gain postgraduate qualifications and further their academic career. It explains what an academic career involves from diploma and masters courses through to completing a PhD and holding professional positions.How to prepare the ideal suc

Introduction to academic medicine: Introduction to academic medicine. Pathways into academic medicine. Routes into academic medicine: The ACF, CL and alternative routes. Research in surgical training. Academic curriculum vitae. Academic application and interview. Academic qualifications: Higher degrees, diplomas and certificates. The PhD. Funding. Insight into an academic's life: Ethics and research. Publications and presentations. Research abroad. Common academic pitfalls. The future and the exit points in academic medicine: Opportunities in academic medicine after completion of clinical training. Leaving academic medicine.