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Leadership Development Scholarship Programme

Eligibility

Physicians, Surgeons, Dentistry, Travel Medicine, Podiatric Medicine

Fellows or Members of all faculties of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and/or those in academic study with the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow who hold a clinical academic position and/or undertaking translational research in an area relevant to medicine.

Specialty

Leadership

Value

Participants on the course will follow a bespoke programme of education, using this opportunity to network with, and learn from, the others on the programme.

Closing

14 December 2022

Details

The Leadership Development Scholarship Programme is a partnership between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow. It is designed to support those underrepresented in medical leadership positions, within either a clinical or academic setting.

The programme will help to develop leadership skills for individuals from underrepresented groups in leadership both in clinical practice and positions of academic study. It is of benefit to those in the early stages of working in leadership positions or those aspiring to become leaders.

Participants on the course will follow a bespoke programme of education, using this opportunity to network with, and learn from, the others on the programme. Each participant will be assigned a mentor who will be a senior clinician or academic and will work with them throughout the programme. In addition to the bespoke programme, participants will be offered places on a number of College educational courses, either face-to-face or online based on the delivery mode in place at the time.

Successful applicants will benefit from:

  • Assessment of personal leadership style through 360 feedback
  • Leadership development through a bespoke educational programme
  • Access to personal mentorship from a senior clinician and/or academic leader
  • Mentorship training programme
  • Action learning sets – experiential learning and support
  • Access to BMJ Leader journal
  • Networking opportunities
  • CPD accredited non-clinical skills courses / conferences

Applicants may be invited for further discussion prior to being offered a place on the course. The course will be fully funded by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the University of Glasgow.

Eligibility

Fellows or Members of all faculties of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Applications are welcome from all locations in the UK and internationally, however it is a requirement that any accepted candidate must attend the face to face education programmes in Glasgow.

Applications are also welcome for those in academic study with the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow holding a clinical academic position and/or undertaking translational research in an area relevant to medicine.

Additional Criteria

  • Surgical and Medical Fellows or Members should be between ST6 or equivalent and up to 15 years post CCT.
  • Dental Fellows and Members should be either up to 15 years’ post BDS or CCST.
  • Fellows and Members of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow- applicants should be Experienced Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered practitioners with an outstanding verifiable record of clinical podiatric medicine and may have undertaken recognised postgraduate education with evident integration within current and future practice.
  • Fellows and Members of the Faculty of Travel Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow- applicants should have made significant contributions to Travel Medicine in research, practice or professional activities
  • Those in academic positions within the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow holding a clinical academic position and/or undertaking translational research in an area relevant to medicine.
  • Those holding a clinical academic position and/or undertaking translational research in an area relevant to medicine within the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, applicants should be up to 15 years post CCT/PhD.
  • Evidence of active involvement within the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, or the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences is desirable.

Anyone wishing to be considered for the Leadership Development Scholarship should submit a CV and personal statement to scholarships@rcpsg.ac.uk.

Please outline the following 4 points in your personal statement.

  1. Why you wish to be considered for this development scholarship
  2. Your experience to date
  3. What you hope to achieve as a result of participating in the programme
  4. To help achieve our objective of supporting individuals from underrepresented groups in medical leadership, please clearly refer to this in your personal statement.

Applications close on 14 December 2022. Successful applicants will be notified in January 2023

Programme Overview

Date Event Venue
14 March 2023, 09:00-17:00* Programme Development Day 1 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

*Compulsory attendance.

More details to follow.

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