Medical Education and Anaesthesia Fellowship

Develop your skills in medical education, devising and leading education courses incorporating simulation and debriefing skills

About this fellowship

Supervisors: Dr Gary Wares, Lead for Medical Education and Dr Pascale Gruber, Lead for CBU

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

Eligibility: Open to all post-FRCA (or equivalent) anaesthetic specialist registrars or post-CCT trainees who wish to develop a further interest in medical education, incorporating simulation, at one of the largest cancer centres in Europe

Time commitment: The trainee will have one to two days per week dedicated to time spent in staff training, education, and medical simulation projects, depending on the project needs, with the remainder of the time allocated to clinical commitment to Chelsea theatres and on-call in Sutton or Chelsea 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:

  • Attend simulation training courses, such as APRinT (Simulated interPRofessional Team Training) Advanced Facilitators team training course (partially funded)
  • Develop a sound understanding of the development and delivery of clinical education programmes, incorporating the use of educational technologies
  • Function independently as a medical simulation and education instructor, including as a senior facilitator in the field of Crisis Resource Management
  • Undertake the Diploma in Medical Education (partially funded)
  • Gain clinical experience in the anaesthetic/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