Mentoring Programme

Dr Vittal Katikireddi

I’ve had a very positive experience with the Academy's Mentoring programme. Being based in Scotland, it’s sometimes difficult to understand the research and practice landscape within Engla

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Dr Hester Franks

As soon as I heard about the Academy of Medical Sciences Mentoring programme, I wanted to join. I knew that an independent person to talk things through with would be invaluable. I was clear about th

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Professor Rosalind Smyth

What motivated you to be a mentor, and what makes you continue to accept new mentees? I really care about academic training, and the need to support colleagues at an early stage in their career to na

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Dr Vincent Yip

I graduated in Medicine from the University of Liverpool in 2008 with an intercalated BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology. I completed my foundation training and was successfully appointed to an NIHR Academic

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Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald

How did you feel, back in 2002, about being a mentee in the programme? I heard about it through my MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship. At the time, I was working with Professor Dame Carol Black DBE

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Dr Athanasios Saratzis

Dr Athanasios Saratzis, Academic Clinical Lecturer in Vascular Surgery at Leicester University and the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, is a Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers award holde

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Mr Ashish Patel

I applied to become involved in the Academy’s one-to-one mentoring scheme for postdoctoral researchers. The Academy staff and website made the process of applying and selecting a suitable mentor

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Professor Jane Clarke

We met Professor Jane Clarke FRS FMedSci from Cambridge University, who mentored on the Academy's first SUSTAIN programme, to ask about her experiences as both mentor and mentee. Did you have a mento

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Dr Chris Gale

“The mentoring scheme has provided me with an independent, unbiased and (gently) critical expert to discuss my ideas and plans with.”   I wanted a mentor because I realised

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Dr Ai Lyn Tan

“I found the mentoring scheme offered by the Academy an invaluable experience; I was supported throughout the whole process right from the beginning when selecting a mentor. The matching proc

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