ICA event 2017

On Thursday 2 February 2017 we held the 'Developing your Clinical Academic Career 2017'.  It was a great opportunity for trainees at all levels of the HEE / NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme, CAT and Healthcare Science trainees and NIHR Fellowship award holders and trainees based in the infrastructure eligible for the ICA programme to network and attend workshops. See the Storify from the event here.


09.30 – 10.00 Registration
10.00 – 10.15 Introduction and Welcome Dr Peter Thompson, Assistant Director - Personal Awards, NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre
10.15 – 10.45 Becoming a Clinical Academic Leader Dr Jackson C Kirkman-Brown, HEE/NIHR Senior Clinical Lecturer: Reader in Human Reproductive Biology, Science Lead at Birmingham Women's Fertility Centre
10.45 – 11.00 Speed networking at tables
11.00 – 11.20 Refreshments and poster presentation
11.20 - 12.30 Presentations from recently completed doctoral award holders Shelley Redgate, Professor of Rehabilitation Research and Occupational Therapist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Jacqueline McRae, Speech and Language Therapist, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Sara Webb, Specialist Perineal Midwife, Birmingham Women's NHS Foundation Trust
12.30 – 13.15 Lunch
13.15 – 14.15 Breakout sessions: Breakout one: Applying for a Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship (CDRF) Professor Pip Logan, CDRF Panel Member and Clinical Academic Professor, University of Nottingham Maria Paton, CDRF award holder and Senior Cardiac Physiologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust Breakout two: Leadership - finding your place in the system Alan Nobbs, Senior Programme Lead, Programme Delivery and Frameworks, NHS Leadership Academy
14.15 – 14.30 Refreshment break
14.30 – 15.45 How to win friends and influence people - promoting your clinical academic career to your organisation(s) Alison Richardson, Professor of Cancer Nursing & End of Life Care and Director, Southampton Academy of Research, University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust Dr Lisa Roberts, Associate Professor and Consultant Physiotherapist, University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust Dr Greta Westwood, Deputy Director of Research & Innovation, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Director of Clinical Academic Practice, Faculty of Health Sciences and Engagement & Training Director, NIHR CLAHRC Wessex, University of Southampton Sue Latter, Professor of Nursing, University of Southampton
15.45 – 16.15 Social Media: making it work for you Kevin Wyke, Leap Further and NHS Research and Development North West Associate
16.15 – 16.30 Poster prizes presentation and closing remarks Patrick Callaghan, Professor of Mental Health Nursing, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham

You can see all slides from the day here.

Poster competition

NIHR Masters in Clinical Research Methods student Sarah Edney was the winner of the poster competition. You can see Sarah's winning poster below:

Sarah Edney winning poster


You can see a selection of photographs from the day below (you may need to view these using Chrome as your browser). You can see more photographs and top tips from the day on twitter using #myresearchcareer.