Critical Care Unit Leadership Fellowship

Learn the leadership skills required to effectively run a critical care unit from clinicians with a vast amount of leadership experience

About this fellowship

Supervisors: Dr Tim Wigmore, Lead Clinician for Critical Care Unit and Dr Pascale Gruber, Head of Clinical Business Unit

Length: Six month post, extendable to 12 months subject to satisfactory internal review

Eligibility: Open to all post-FRCA (or equivalent) Intensive Care Medicine specialist registrars, or post-CCT trainees, who wish to develop a further interest in management and leadership in Critical Care Medicine at one of the largest cancer centres in Europe

Time commitment: The trainee will have a minimum of one to two days per week dedicated to time spent in management and leadership projects, depending on the project needs, with the remainder of the time allocated to clinical commitment on the Critical Care Unit to make a total of less than 48 hours per week

Opportunities: Specific opportunities include, but are not limited to, those described in the job description, and as below:

  • Shadow senior management as part of the paired learning programme at the Trust to gain experience in wider management issues, and shadow the Clinical Business Unit Lead
  • Option to attend critical care network days, and be involved in the critical care network leadership team
  • Contribute to Trust-wide efficiency projects
  • Attend the King’s Fund Emerging Clinical Leaders Course (partially funded)
  • Gain clinical experience in the intensive care management of major complex cases, and a broad range of cancer-related therapies, surgical and medical

For more details, please contact the Fellowships team on fellowships@rmh.nhs.uk